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
 16
South Africa average
 28
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: Professor Edgar Pieterse
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): Professor Edgar Pieterse, Founding director
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Staff size
2021
African Center for Cities
 32
South Africa average
 48
Global average
 85
% Female staff
2021
African Center for Cities
 56%
South Africa average
 54%
Global average
 48%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
African Center for Cities
 18
South Africa average
 158
Global average
 34
2019
African Center for Cities
 31

Social

Likes (2022)
African Center for Cities
 2,852
South Africa average
 16,517
Global average
 32,624
Likes (2021)
African Center for Cities
 2,698
Likes (2019)
African Center for Cities
 2,292
Followers (2022)
African Center for Cities
 7,477
South Africa average
 19,491
Global average
 19,187
Followers (2021)
African Center for Cities
 6,231
Followers (2019)
African Center for Cities
 5,434
Subscribers (2022)
African Center for Cities
 384
South Africa average
 3,082
Global average
 5,592
Subscribers (2021)
African Center for Cities
 305
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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