ARDHI UNIVERSITY HOSTS AN INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION PEOPLE-ENVIROMENT STUDIES (IAPS) SYMPOSIUM 2017

ARDHI UNIVERSITY HOSTS AN INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION PEOPLE-ENVIROMENT STUDIES (IAPS) SYMPOSIUM 2017

Ardhi University (ARU) through the Institute of Human Settlements Studies (IHSS) is hosting an International Symposium On “Knowledge for Climate-Proof Urban Development in Rapidly-Changing Environment.

The symposium was official graced by the Deputy Minister of Education Science and Technology Honorable Eng. Stella Manyanya (who was represented the Vice President of Tanzania, H.E. Samia Suluhu Hassan) who was welcomed by the Vice Chancellor of Ardhi University Prof. Evaristo J. Liwa.

A three days symposium which started from 27th Sept, 2017 takes place in Dar es Salaam and attended by participants from various 16 countries aimed at discussing foresight information about sustainable urban development, impacts of climate change on specific localities and better strategies for creating adequate human habitats particularly in informal settlements.

It is also designed to integrate the knowledge of a diverse groups of actors who participate the event i.e.  architects, geographers, urban planners sociologist and experts in urban studies, many come from universities, research centers and some from practitioners associated with different NGOs and CBOs from international, national development and aids agencies.

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The Deputy Minister of Education, Science and Technology Honorable Eng. Stella Manyanya reading the opening speech.2

The Vice Chancellor of Ardhi University Prof. Evaristo J.Liwa giving his opening remarks

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Prof. Sigrun Kabisch Head of the Department of Urban and Environmental Sociology at Helmholtz Center of Environmental Research from German giving words of thanks during the opening session

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Dr. Nathalie Jean-Baptiste from the Institute of Human Settlement Studies, Ardhi University symposium Coordinator welcoming the participants to the session.

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Guest of honor and the Vice Chancellor listening one of the presentation

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Some of participants

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Prof. John Lupala from the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Human Settlement Development answering one the raised question from the participant.

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Participants’ group photo

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Some of ARU Participants12610IMG_3790

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