Erstellt: 09. Oktober 2020

ECL-AA Annual Seminar

The second seminar of ECL-AA on “Guiding Rapid Urbanization 2.0” was held on the 9th of October 2020, following the first seminar which took place in 2018.

Ethiopia, as one of the least urbanized nations in the world, is going through rapid urbanization processes. Guiding Rapid Urbanization – Seminar 2.0 organized by Emerging City Lab – Addis Ababa (ECL-AA) continued to explore the potentials and challenges of emerging cities as a platform for training and trade diversification; as a systematic processes of sustainable job creation; and as a collaborative project which demands participatory decision making processes.

In particular the seminar focused on models in guiding the rapid rural-urban transformation in Ethiopia, taking the topic of Integrated Planning Strategies around three key interrelated coordinates of inquiry: Technology, Participation and Simulation.