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The Lower Msimbazi river area envisioned as the lungs of the city

LMUP granted financing package

14/10/2022

The Worldbank, Spain and the Netherlands have officially granted the financing package for the Lower Msimbazi Upgrading Plan in Dar es Salaam to support the flood-safety initiative. The flood-prone area will be transformed into a vibrant city park with sustainable urban development (400 ha in total). The LMUP project was realised in collaboration with CDR,…

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LMUP feasibility study completed

20/04/2022

Stage 1 of the Lower Msimbazi Upgrading Project (LMUP) in Dar Es Salaam, including the Feasibility Study with an Integrated Spatial Plan, is completed. Further detailed design of urban greening and nature revitalization, city park design and urban development for this 400 ha area in the centre of Dar es Salaam has a clear guideline…

Old Taxi Park as an important transport hub and a vibrant public space

Preliminary design for OTP Accelerator presented to KCCA

12/04/2022

The OTP Master Plan for the Old Taxi Park in Kampala is agreed by the city authority KCCA and shared with all stakeholders. Together with the DASUDA team, VE-R is proud of this achievement. Phase 2 of the project is nearing completion with the Preliminary Design for Old Taxi Park in Kampala including the structural…

VE-R in collaboration with Young Experts programmes

VE-R in collaboration with Young Experts Programmes

04/04/2022

VE-R will collaborate with Young Experts Programmes! This collaboration makes it possible for Josje Hoefsloot of VE-R to to work ‘in situ’ from Tanzania on our African projects, including the “Msimbazi Opportunity” in Dar es Salaam. This fulfills her wish to work on climate adaptation and liveable cities in East Africa. Josje is aware of…

Restructuring of Topaasweg and removal of fraxinus trees

HVC Alkmaar works in progress

30/03/2022

Works are progressing rapidly in the terrain of HVC in Alkmaar with the restructuring of Topaasweg, now property of HVC, for facilitating incoming and outgoing flows of trucks to and from the various facilities. The construction of a new weighbridge on the eastern entrance of Topaasweg meant that some of the existing fraxinus excelsior trees…

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Result of regional energy strategies for NL 2030 in map

15/11/2021

The Dutch energy regions have submitted their bids for the energy transition at the first of July 2021. But how do these bids look when they’re combined in one total overview? And, how many wind turbines and solar fields should still be placed following these offers per region?  The consequences of climate change are knocking on…