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Shuaib is a Professor of spatial planning for urban resilience at the ITC University of Twente, The Netherlandsthe. Shuaib has over 2 decades experience in higher education and research while at Makerere University in Uganda. He is the founding coordinator of the Urban Action Research Lab investigating urban transitions and resilience in global south cities. His research focuses intractable urban development challenges for actionable, scalable, innovative, and equitable solutions related to climate change adaptation and resilience in global south cities. His research on informality in global south has contributed to evidence of co-produced knowledge for urban systems transition and transformation. He has published in international journals including Nature, Nature Sustainability, Nature Climate Change, World Development and Global Environmental Change. He was a Coordinating Lead Author of IPCC WGIII AR6 for the Urban Systems chapter, a Lead Author for the IPCC Special report on Land and Climate Change and Lead Author of the IPCC WGII AR5 report on Human settlements and Spatial Planning.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

External positions

Professor urban resilience and global development, International Institute of Social Studies

1 Oct 2022 → …

Keywords

  • GE Environmental Sciences

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  • Mapping the consumer foodshed of the Kampala city region shows the importance of urban agriculture

    Hemerijckx, L. M., Nakyagaba, G. N., Sseviiri, H., Janusz, K., Eichinger, M., Lwasa, S., May, J., Verburg, P. H. & Van Rompaey, A., Dec 2023, In: npj Urban Sustainability. 3, 1, 11.

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    2 Citations (Scopus)
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  • Navigating heterogeneous sanitation configurations: How off-grid technologies work and are reworked by urban residents

    Nakyagaba, G. N., Lawhon, M. & Lwasa, S., Sept 2023, In: Area. 55, 3, p. 364-371 8 p.

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  • Ten New Insights in Climate Science 2023/2024

    Bustamante, M., Roy, J., Ospina, D., Achakulwisut, P., Aggarwal, A., Bastos, A., Broadgate, W., Canadell, J. G., Carr, E. R., Chen, D., Cleugh, H. A., Ebi, K. L., Edwards, C., Farbotko, C., Fernández-Martínez, M., Frölicher, T. L., Fuss, S., Geden, O., Gruber, N., Harrington, L. J., & 30 othersHauck, J., Hausfather, Z., Hebden, S., Hebinck, A., Huq, S., Huss, M., Jamero, M. L. P., Juhola, S., Kumarasinghe, N., Lwasa, S., Mallick, B., Martin, M., Mcgreevy, S., Mirazo, P., Mukherji, A., Muttitt, G., Nemet, G. F., Obura, D., Okereke, C., Oliver, T., Orlove, B., Ouedraogo, N. S., Patra, P. K., Pelling, M., Pereira, L. M., Persson, Å., Pongratz, J., Prakash, A., Rammig, A. & Raymond, C., 1 Dec 2023, (E-pub ahead of print/First online) In: Global Sustainability. p. 1-58

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  • Achieving global biodiversity goals by 2050 requires urgent and integrated actions

    Leadley, P., Gonzalez, A., Obura, D., Krug, C. B., Londoño-Murcia, M. C., Millette, K. L., Radulovici, A., Rankovic, A., Shannon, L. J., Archer, E., Armah, F. A., Bax, N., Chaudhari, K., Costello, M. J., Dávalos, L. M., Roque, F. D. O., DeClerck, F., Dee, L. E., Essl, F., Ferrier, S., & 30 othersGenovesi, P., Guariguata, M. R., Hashimoto, S., Ifejika Speranza, C., Isbell, F., Kok, M., Lavery, S. D., Leclère, D., Loyola, R., Lwasa, S., McGeoch, M., Mori, A. S., Nicholson, E., Ochoa, J. M., Öllerer, K., Polasky, S., Rondinini, C., Schroer, S., Selomane, O., Shen, X., Strassburg, B., Sumaila, U. R., Tittensor, D. P., Turak, E., Urbina, L., Vallejos, M., Vázquez-Domínguez, E., Verburg, P. H., Visconti, P. & Woodley, S., 17 Jun 2022, In: One earth. 5, 6, p. 597-603 7 p.

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    46 Citations (Scopus)
  • African perspectives on climate change research

    Al-Zu’bi, M., Dejene, S. W., Hounkpè, J., Kupika, O. L., Lwasa, S., Mbenge, M., Mwongera, C., Ouedraogo, N. S. & Touré, N. D. E., Dec 2022, In: Nature climate change. 12, 12, p. 1078-1084 7 p.

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    8 Citations (Scopus)