SymbioCity Approach

A conceptual framework built upon a holistic approach to sustainable urban development. The SymbioCity Approach finds synergies between urban systems and integrates environmental, economic and socio-cultural aspects.

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Our projects

We have experience from projects in more than 30 countries and know-how of how to adapt our approaches to different local conditions. Browse through our project database in order to see how we apply our methods and tools.

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Our core areas of expertise

Our core business areas have evolved through a combination of Swedish good practice and the needs of our clients. Good and accountable local governance as well as the provision of a favorable environment for local and regional democracy are goals within all of our projects.

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  • Sida Helpdesk on Democracy and Public Administration in Africa

    17 April

    SKL International has been rewarded the contract of running the Sida Helpdesk on Democracy and Public Administration in Africa (Sub Saharan Africa) together with its partners Overseas Development Institute (ODI)and Public Administration International (PAI). [...]

  • Chinese CEPA II Delegation

    17 April

    At the end of March, SKL International welcomed a senior Chinese delegation through the CEPA II programme, a bilateral cooperation between the EU and China within public administration reform. The study visit were focusing on areas relevant to [...]

  • Evaluation of the SymbioCity approach project on Sida’s publication database

    07 April

    SKL and SKL International have since October 2010 maintained and further developed the SymbioCity approach as a tool for sustainable urban development in developing countries. After over three years of project implementation, the [...]

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Interested in working with SKL International?

We are regularly looking for people that can contribute to our projects. Do you have more than five years’ demonstrated experience from local democracy and governance? From international development projects? Please send us your CV.

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