Planning Africa 2018

Planning Africa 2018

MCA was a proud sponsor and supporter of the South African Planning Institute’s two yearly conference – Planning Africa 2018 .  It was held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre in October 2018.  This year’s theme was, “The making of...
Connecting to nature

Connecting to nature

  Access to nature is key to human wellbeing, and even more so in cities. This article by Oliver Burkeman in the Guardian really hits the nail on the head so we are reposting. In short, research shows that if one can’t get into a natural environment, even looking at...
Localising SDGs – A quick guide

Localising SDGs – A quick guide

Why do the SDGs matter to local government? Local government contributes to achieving each SDG goal. It is important to note that local government does not implement the SDGs, but rather through its activities, strategies and programmes contributes to achieving them....
The art of collaboration

The art of collaboration

“In a world of increasing interconnectedness and rapid change, there is a growing need to improve the way people work together. Understanding the true drivers of human social behavior is becoming ever more urgent in this environment.” Humans are social beings and our...