• Realising Just Cities
    Mistra Urban Futures is re-organised after 10 years and has changed to something new
  • Fair Green Accessible
    We work with sustainable urban development
  • Fair Green Accessible
    We work with sustainable urban development
  • Realising Just Cities
    We work with transdisciplinarity
  • Fair Green Accessible
    We work with sustainable urban development
  • Fair Green Accessible
    We work with sustainable urban development
  • Fair Green Accessible
    We work with sustainable urban development
  • Realising Just Cities
    We work with transdisciplinarity
  • Sida Programme 2020
    Project consolidation funded by Sida

Latest updates

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

Tackling COVID-19 in Informal Settlements in Cape Town

There are, of course, many reasons why informal settlements should be upgraded, but the COVID-19 pandemic highlights the urgency of upgrading informal settlements so as to reduce the risk of infectious disease in these high-risk areas, Warren Smit writes about the situation in the districts of Khayelitsha and Klipfontein in Cape Town.

Date: 18 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

The current global development agendas provide relatively little guidance on how the
The study of fiscal geographies foregrounds the spatialities of fiscal instruments, such
As widely attested in the literature, the evaluation of co-production is complex
What does a sustainability project look like in the 21st century? Not

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.