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Series: UN-Habitat Support to Sustainable Urban Development in Kenya
This report is based on the outcomes of the capacity development trainings that were undertaken in support to the implementation of the on-going Kenya Municipal Programme. It details outcomes of the first phase of the training that was done for the Kenya Municipal Programme Counties Clusters III (Machakos, Embu & Kiambu) and IV (Nyeri & Nakuru). More info →
This is the fourth in the series of reports titled UN-Habitat Support to Sustainable Urban Development in Kenya. The reports addresses the topic of urban informality and reports on a capacity building session conducted by UN-Habitat for informal settlement leaders, which was also attended by county technical officers, members of county assemblies, national government officers, development partners, and civil society organizations. More info →
Open-mindedly exploring and investigating opportunities to further improve the conditions for our cities and towns in order to offer an attractive and good living environment will often lead to visions and ideas and eventually to solutions, which might not otherwise have been considered. Continuously searching for new urban solutions is instrumental, as cities and towns are in constant transformation, morphologically, structurally, socially, culturally, and economically. Exploring new solutions and approaches to urban development derived from a particular context also generates new knowledge, which can be transferred elsewhere. More info →
This book illustrates a settled community of Turkana people, already at the 3rd or 4th generation of lifestyle shift. Through a workshop with Turkana Youth, UN-Habitat has conducted a two folded exercise: on one hand a youth group was led to discover elements of being settled as a community, through exploring typologies of living space and livelihood, elements of sustainability and self-reliance but on the other hand, the workshop provided valuable skill training in the art of photography. More info →
In 2018,an estimated 27 percent (13 million) of Kenya’s population lived in cities and towns, of varied sizes, across the country. Towards the year 2050, this share will approach 50 percent of the total country population, which will be an equivalent of 44 million people. More info →