This policy brief reflects on the participatory approaches adopted to improve knowledge of small-scale and everyday urban risks. Through these approaches, urban risk traps were captured to assess mitigation efforts by a
range of actors, revealing the embedded `capacities to act’ on the captured risks.
This is an output from the Urban Africa: Risk Knowledge (Urban ARK) programme
Allen, A., Koroma, B.., Osuteye, E and Rigon, A. (2017). Urban Risk in Freetown Informal Settlements: Making visible the invisible, Urban ARK Policy Brief.