The African Voices Towards COP27 blog series features a wide range of local professionals, experts and change makers to elevate voices from African professionals seeking to tackle transport and mobility challenges with context-adapted and cost-effective solutions. 15 blogs were contributed by 26 authors from 14 countries. Collectively, these blogs present a multi-stakeholder space for peers to exchange, learn from one other and explore opportunities for collaboration towards COP27 and beyond. 

Each blog can be explored below !

Ben Welle, Iman Abubaker and Agraw Ali

World Resources Institute (WRI)

Public Transport Challenges in Africa: Mapping and Transit Data as a Remedy

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Carolyne Mimano, Maureen Kinyua and Christopher Kost

Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP)

Transit-Oriented Development as an Anchor to Compact, Equitable, and Accessible African Cities

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Desmond Appiah, Alison Doig and Karl Peet

Clean Air Fund (CAF), Health and Climate Network (HCN) and SLOCAT Partnership

Shaping COP27 around African Climate, Health and Transport Priorities

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Thierno Birahim Aw, Khadim Cisse and Ndeye Rokhaya Dieng

Executive Council for Sustainable Urban Transport (CETUD)

Creating a Better Future with Dakar’s Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan

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Festival Godwin Boateng

Columbia Climate School/Earth Institute, New York

Now Is the Time to Address Africa’s Dependency on Used Vehicle: Ghana’s Story

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Robert Ambunda, Fatoumata Diallo, Cabrel Tokam, Bianca Ryseck and Richard Unuigboje

SLOCAT-VREF Young Leaders in Sustainable Transport (2021-2022)

Overcoming Arrested Mobility for Persons with Disabilities Across Africa

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