Reading Time: 11 minutes CLUSTER's toolkit assesses the economic impact of cultural initiatives on Downtown Cairo. CC by Jose Lascar.

CLUSTER’s Creative Initiatives in Downtown Cairo: An Economic Impact

A collaboration between CLUSTER (the Cairo Laboratory for Urban Studies Training and Environmental Research) and the British Council in Egypt has yielded the first toolkit of its kind to measure the economic impact of cultural initiatives on a Cairo district.
Reading Time: 10 minutes Nutrition Transition

Nutrition Transition and Obesity: How the Food Industry Changes Cities

By painting a bigger picture of how nutrition transition affects cities, we can peel back the layers of urban food industries and look at how accessibility to food, the role of socio-economic standing, and the mechanization of food production can make communities more obese.