Achieving Scale, Social Inclusion,
and Multifaceted Shelter Solutions - Lessons from the Special Planning Area (SPA) in Mukuru, Nairobi: City Briefing
Year of Publication
This city briefing presents findings from research on access to shelter and services in Nairobi, Kenya.
International Institute for Environment and Development
Jack Makau, Joseph Kimani, Charity Mumbai, Patrick Njoroge, Evans Otibine, Kilion Nyambuga, Jane Wairutu, Jackie Waithaka
Purpose of Measurement:
Solution Sets and Impact Potential
This city briefing presents findings from research on access to shelter and services in Nairobi, Kenya. The brief specifically focuses in on the participatory planning process triggered by the designation of the Mukuru informal settlement as a Special Planning Area by the Nairobi County Government. The brief is the result of a multi-year research project focused on better understanding why and how city dwellers make certain shelter choices in order to develop recommendations to improve access to adequate shelter and basic services.