This workshop is part of the series of collaborative activities for “Advancing Collaborative Research in Responsible and Smart Land Management in and for Africa” (ADLAND). ADLAND is a support activity for the NELGA programme. The workshop will be held on 20-24 August 2018 at the NUST Hotel School in Windhoek, Namibia. The Workshop is designed as a Research writeshop on the theme of Urban Development to be conducted by ADLAND. It is meant for academics and researchers in the process of preparing a paper/book chapter to be submitted.