Urban Resilience is
The Resilience Academy aims to equip young people with the tools, knowledge, and skills to address the world’s most pressing urban challenges and ensure resilient urban development.
RA Student Internship Program engages Tanzanian university students to 8-week trainings with the industry. It engages students and community members in digital geospatial data collection to narrow the data gap for informed resilience planning and management in cities.
Open e-learning materials
RA develops, gathers and shares educational materials for e-learning of practical data and analysis skills. These materials are used in the university degree programs as learning materials, but they ere open for anyone to use for self-studying
Climate Risk Database (CRD)
RA manages, stores, and shares digital geospatial data sets through the Climate Risk Database (CRD), which is developed on Geonode. All data sets collected by student interns and TURP stakeholders are stored in CRD.
Research and Innovation Activities
Research activities are built on novel data, technology and application ideas around urban resilience. RA runs a MSc student supervision program, and cooperates with international researchers and universities to advance state-of-art research related to disaster risk management.
Skills development | Work with data sets | open-access learning materials | Research and Innovation
Students interns completed
Data sets stored and shared in CRD
e-learning materials published
Staff trained with teaching skills
A key part of resilience is understanding how individuals, households, and communities will respond to a changing climate. In the Msimbazi Valley of Dar es Salaam, many people have become accustomed to flooding and take steps to reduce the disruption that floods cause...
150 University studends have attended the industrial training coordinated by Resilience Academy team. These student are coming from the University partners of Resilience Academy which are University of Dar es Salaam, The State University of Zanzibar as well as the...
The activities undertaken by Ramani Huria over the last four years stood as a model for a Handbook for Community Urban Risk Mapping. By helping communities to map residential areas, roads, streams, floodplains, and other relevant features, projects like Dar Ramani...