Think tank

African Center for Cities

ACC

Cape Town, South Africa

The African Centre for Cities (ACC) is an interdisciplinary research and teaching programme focused on quality scholarship regarding the dynamics of unsustainable urbanisation processes in Africa, with an eye on identifying systemic responses.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.africancentreforcities.net/

Address:
University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, 7701-South Africa

Country:
South Africa

Sub-region:
Southern Africa

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Africa, Global South
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
University
Year founded
2007
Age (years)
African Center for Cities
 14
South Africa average
 27
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: Professor Edgar Pieterse
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Professor Edgar Pieterse, Founding director
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
African Center for Cities
 32
South Africa average
 28
Global average
 75
% Female staff
2021
African Center for Cities
 1%
South Africa average
 1%
Global average
 0%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
African Center for Cities
 18
South Africa average
 163
Global average
 33
2019
African Center for Cities
 31

Social

Likes (2021)
African Center for Cities
 2,698
South Africa average
 15,953
Global average
 31,384
Likes (2019)
African Center for Cities
 2,292
Twitter
Followers (2021)
African Center for Cities
 6,231
South Africa average
 19,516
Global average
 18,429
Followers (2019)
African Center for Cities
 5,434
Subscribers (2021)
African Center for Cities
 305
South Africa average
 2,865
Global average
 5,254
Subscribers (2019)
African Center for Cities
 186

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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