April 2014

Abako staff joined 22 000 others participants at WUF7

Zelalem Berhane from the Ethiopian office, Carin Asplund from the Swedish office and Gustaf Asplund together with a Kenyan team attended the 7th World Urban Forum in Medellin, Colombia in April 2014. The lessons from meetings and discussions with colleagues and partners world wide, as well as with the city of Medellin, will be proved to be of great value for coming projects.


AIP opens new section of activities: ALTER MUNDUS PUBLISHING HOUSE (Alter Mundus Förlag in Swedish)

A new activity is the recently opened publishing house ALTER MUNDUS in Sweden. It has already published its first book, a children’s book in Swedish called “Emma och Båten” (Emma and the Boat). Author Carin Asplund and illustrated by Agnes Asplund. More information through or the web site