• Sida Programme 2020
    Project consolidation funded by Sida
  • Gothenburg: Urban Futures
  • Mistra Urban Futures 2010-2019
    An experimental and groundbreaking programme ends
  • Urban Responses to COVID-19
    Our work on cities and responses to the virus
  • Transdisciplinary Co-Production
    Centre knowledge methodology in forthcoming book
  • Realising Just Cities
    Forthcoming: Research Programme 2016-2019 Book

Latest updates

Cities are at centre of coronavirus pandemic

Understanding the role of cities in the Covid-19 pandemic can help us build a sustainable and equal future, David Simon writes in the Conversation. From its origin in Wuhan, China, COVID-19 has spread...

Date: 29 Oct

Urban Responses to COVID-19

Getting the Mistra Urban Futures team of seven plaforms and partners together for a study of local responses to the COVID-19 was easily done and some of the results were presented at an Urban Thinkers Campus in July, as part of the Sida-funded Consolidation Programme.

Date: 24 Sep

Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Development in Kisumu

Protecting and preserving tangible and intangible cultural heritage could be a critical and valuable work for developing sustainable livelihoods and to support community empowerment in the Lake Victoria region. Such interventions are also expected to improve equality and support minority groups, writes Stephen G Agong', vice chancellor of JOOUST and director of the KLIP Trust.

Date: 25 Aug

Research agenda

Synergistically generate client-centric internal or "organic" sources after extensive systems. Objectively integrate integrated interfaces vis-a-vis alternative infomediaries. Authoritatively syndicate 2.0 systems and virtual process improvements. Professionally synergize multidisciplinary best practices after frictionless methods of empowerment. Enthusiastically evolve real-time vortals via multimedia based opportunities.

Latest publications

Municipalities and city administrations have the jurisdiction to determine the use of
Over years in cities to villages, inadequate and improper disposal of solid
Background : With the new constitutional dispensation in Kenya, counties, cities and

Funders and consortium

Mistra Urban Futures is financed by Mistra, the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research, Sida, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, and a consortium constituted by several organisations in the Gothenburg region, combined with key international partners.