Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

Resilient Communities Program COMpasso Website | arq.ufmg.br/site/v2/ The COMpasso (Resilient Communities) Program is a partnership between the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) and Municipalities in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil. COMpasso engages the university community, municipalities’ staff, non-profit agencies and communities vulnerable to effects of local climate change in planning participatory processes for […]

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University of Zambia

Lusaka Sustainability Programme Website | Coming soon The Lusaka Sustainability Programme (LSP) was launched in 2017. It is now a city-wide effort. University of Zambia works closely with Departments of City Planning, Department of Housing and Social Services and plans exist to involve all Departments in the City Council. In its first full academic year […]

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California State University, Chico

Resilient Cities Initiative Website: https://scnpchico.com/ The Resilient Cities Initiative (RCI) is an interdisciplinary applied research think-tank for cities and communities established by the Institute for Sustainable Development at California State University, Chico in 2016. The RCI connects real-world community sustainability projects – identified and funded by partner agencies – with faculty expertise and student innovation, […]

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Bowling Green State University

Vital Communities Initiative Website |www.bgsu.edu/center-for-community-and-civic-engagement/vital-communities-initiative.html The Vital Communities Initiative (VCI) was conceived in spring 2016 as part of a new portfolio of programs of the new Center for Community & Civic Engagement (CCCE). The Center is part of Bowling Green State University’s commitment to focus our talents, resources, and passions to help build and sustain […]

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Universidad Autónoma de Baja California

SAGE Cimarrón The Universidad Autónoma de Baja California (UABC) administers the EPIC-N model through the SAGE Cimarrón program. Their first year they partnered with the local municipality, Ensenada. They expected 42 students participating in 8 different courses in 3 different disciplines and over 15 faculty members working in one single project in 2017. Fun Facts about […]

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University of Nairobi

EPIC The University of Nairobi in partnership with Nairobi County have joined efforts to advance sustainability and resilience using the EPIC model. Nairobi County is experiencing rapid population explosion, coupled with road expansion and increase in motorization. This current state of affairs does not reflect prioritization of non-motorized transport, particularly, walking. Therefore, residents of Nairobi […]

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University of Kwazulu Natal

Durban EPIC Following the African regional EPIC-N training in November 2017, the City of Durban and the University of KwaZulu-Natal have begun implementing the Durban EPIC pilot project within the Durban Research Action Partnership. The Durban EPIC pilot project connects Environmental Planning and Climate Protection Department (EPCPD) from eThekwini Municipality (city of Durban) and School […]

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