Bergrivier – FLOW – Fostering Local Wellbeing

Country South Africa
City Bergrivier
Name Flow
Date 2012
Description of the project The FLOW Project is currently going through a transition process from research project (it was born as a two-years project at Cape Town University) to independent entity, having as a main aim the facilitation of the “commons transition”. The project is active in three areas of SouthAfrica: the local Municipality of Bergrivier, the city of Kokstad and the suburb of Bo-Kaap. In Bergrivier, FLOW has developed the Climate Change Adaption Plan. The project involves the local unoccipied youth – the FLOW Ambassadors – to build individual and community capabilities in order to stimulate growth and to produce innovation in the fields of climate change, exploitation of resources and inequality
Urban Co-Governance Strong
Enabling State Strong
Pooling Moderate
Experimentalism Moderate
Tech Justice Moderate
Project Website
References, sources, contact person(s) Interview to Anna Cowen and John Ziniades (co-founders of the FLOW project); website


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June 8, 2018