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Newsletters, Mobility and Access in Africa

VREF has launched the program Mobility and Access in African Cities. The program encompasses six core themes that have strong relevance for achieving sustainable and equitable urban mobility and access in sub-Saharan Africa. Now the first newsletter is released.

Below you will find the news letter in pdf version.

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Feel free to share the newsletter with interested colleagues. To subscribe to further news about VREF and the Mobility and Access in African Cities Program, please email us.


Newsletter 2021

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MAC Newsletter-February 2021.pdf Pdf, 207.9 kB. 207.9 kB 2021-02-01 11.24
MAC Newsletter-May 2021.pdf Pdf, 1.4 MB. 1.4 MB 2021-05-27 08.16

Newsletter 2020

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MAC Newsletter-November 2020.pdf Pdf, 1.3 MB. 1.3 MB 2020-11-17 12.19
MAC Newsletter-July 2020.pdf Pdf, 492.5 kB. 492.5 kB 2020-07-06 09.16
MAC Newsletter-April 2020.pdf Pdf, 338.5 kB. 338.5 kB 2020-04-06 09.28
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Call for Project Proposals Pdf, 402.9 kB.

Deadline: 15 September 2022


- Fourth Call for Research Proposals Pdf, 1.3 MB.

Closed: 1 September 2022


- Catalysing Curriculum Change at Universities in SSA 2022 Pdf, 1.3 MB.

Deadline extended to 1 Nov. 2022


Deadline: 31 October 2022

MOBILITY GRANT 2022- MAC-MG 2022 Pdf, 447.1 kB.

Deadline: 31 October 2022

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Global Mobility Research

This Meeting of the Minds' blog monthly releases interviews of global transportation researchers from the VREF's Future Urban Transport Program Network.


This CityFix series, produced by the WRI (World Ressources Institute) Ross Center for Sustainable Cities and supported by the VREF, discusses walking and cycling in cities with a special focus on low- and middle-income countries.

About VREF

The Volvo Research and Educational Foundations (VREF) inspires, initiates and supports research and educational activities through the Future Urban Transport Programme - How to deal with the complexity of urban transport (FUT). 

Our Vision: Sustainable transport for equitable access in urban areas


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