Achieving Scale, Social Inclusion,
and Multifaceted Shelter Solutions - Lessons from the Special Planning Area (SPA) in Mukuru, Nairobi: City Briefing

Year of Publication

2020

This city briefing presents findings from research on access to shelter and services in Nairobi, Kenya.

Source:

International Institute for Environment and Development

Author(s):

Alice Sverdlik

Jack Makau, Joseph Kimani, Charity Mumbai, Patrick Njoroge, Evans Otibine, Kilion Nyambuga, Jane Wairutu, Jackie Waithaka

Geography:

Kenya

Type:

Case Study

Purpose of Measurement:

Solution Sets and Impact Potential

Impact theme(s):

Livelihoods, Policy

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.

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