• ONE DAY TRAINING ON RESEARCH LEADERSHIP

    The training was organised by the Centre for Housing and Sustainable development, to develop skills in leadership, through grants application and cluster management. It was directed at the research leaders of the 8 ARUA clusters and their members. It held on Thursday, 8th of November, 2018, at the Research and Innovation Office, University of Lagos

    The training commenced with a brief opening remark by Prof. Timothy Nubi, who is the Founding Director of the Centre for Housing and Sustainable …

  • LAND CONFERENCE

    The Land Conference was hosted by the Centre for Housing and Sustainable Development (CHSD) and it was aimed at bringing together experts and stakeholders to discuss various issues relating to land in Metropolitan Lagos. The conference targeted  experts, policymakers, researchers and practitioners on land in its multifarious dimensions. It discussed issues on land, land use, land management, conflicts, identity, power relations, and other issues in Lagos Mega City and beyond in alliance …

  • FOCUS GROUP DISCUSSION

    The focus group consists of academics of multidiscipline, which was assembled to explicitly discuss important questions and pertinent issues that bother on the theme; “Future Lagos: Resilient Lagos 2050”. The discussion was anchored by Associate Professor Taibat Lawanson from the Centre of Housing Studies, University of Lagos, and Mr. Simon Gusah, the Chief Resilience Officer, Lagos State Resilience Office. The discussion lasted for approximately 3 hours, from 11:00hrs to 14:00 …

  • UNEP-DHI ECO CHALLENGE 2018

    Center for Ethics and Sustainable Development (CESD) successfully hosted the first edition of the UNEP-DHI Eco Challenge 2018 in partnership with UNILAG Center for Housing and Sustainable Development in Lagos Nigeria. The 3-day Eco Challenge started on the 18th and ended on the 20th of October, 2018. Although only 37 participants (aged 14-25) were issued certificates at the end of the competition, about 90 students registered to participate. Participants were from University of Ilorin, …

  • Call for Chapters: Book on Land and Development in Lagos

    Following the successful conference on Land and Development in Lagos held at the University of Lagos from 24th-26th of October, 2018. The Centre requests completion of full papers by Conference presenters to be published as chapters in the forthcoming “Book on Land and Development in Lagos”. The papers will be subjected to double peer review. The completed book is expected to be released by second quarter in 2019

  • UNILAG CHS RECEIVES COMMENDATION FROM WORLD HABITAT AWARDS

    The University of Lagos Centre for Housing and Sustainable Development has been commended for its advocacy work with the Ilasan community in the Ilasan Redevelopment Project. The project was conceived to provide decent, affordable homes to over 2000 households who had been forcefully evicted from their ancestral homes in Maroko in the 1990s. The Award was given to acknowledge the community engagement and collaborative partnerships that went into the enumeration and verification exercise …

  • 06092018: UNILAG-ARUA LAUNCH TWO CENTRES OF EXCELLENCE

    The University of Lagos (www.unilag.edu.ng) and the African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) (www.arua.org.za) announce the launching of two research hubs: The Centre of Excellence in Urbanization and Habitable Cities (http://chsunilag.com/ARUA) and the Centre for Unemployment and Skills Development. The CoE in Urbanization and Habitable Cities is domiciled in the Centre for Housing and Sustainable Development and will lead research into seven thematic areas for the next five years, under …

  • 06/07092018: AGENDA SETTING WORKSHOP FOR COE IN URBANIZATION AND HABITABLE CITIES

    Following the official launch of the Centre of Excellence for Urbanization and Habitable Cities, the Centre would commence operations immediately with an Agenda setting workshop with collaborating universities across Africa. At the end of the workshop, the partners would have charted a path for research and research capacity building in seven thematic areas: African urbanization dynamics, housing and regeneration, urban health and liveability, sustainable urban design and infrastructure, …

  • 07092018: CENTRE PRESENTS RESEARCH REPORT ON HOUSING FINANCE IN NIGERIA

    On the 7th of September 2018, the Centre for Housing and Sustainable Development would present the outcome of the first stage of its research report on housing finance in Nigeria. The research, titled ‘Funding Housing Delivery in Nigeria through three real estate investment instruments’ was carried out with the support of the Real Estate Developers’ Association of Nigeria (REDAN) (http://www.redanonline.org.ng).  

    Public presentation of research findings is scheduled for …