Report on the research and public engagement done in the Nairobi CBD on Climate Action for Cities as part of the 2021 Urban October and World Cities Day (31st October 2021). Understanding the current situation of climate resilience based on the negative impact of climate change among different stakeholders along selected streets of the Nairobi […]
Presentation given to the African Network for Walking and Cycling on the role of NGOs and civil society in the adoption and implementation of the 30Km/h rule as default speed in urban areas.
Presentation made at the Kilimani Project Foundation Public Baraza on developing a Noise Pollution Case, using community power and citizen science.
A presentation given on Sustainable Cities and Communities during the United Nations General Assembly Science Summit. UNGA – post of African city planner: Click the link below to watch the recording: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/rV6BAHhdMbelJfHLWNwA4OQ7vHfISFY2oPXy3y5o_g-7wr_1t36D_3t0GluNNgqm.RijWPaEEQnezMQgv Passcode: x3!2=i.5
Presentation given during the World Car Free Day Summit 2021 on the 20th of September 2021. Topic: Assessing progress towards healthier, more equitable cities for all residents.
A Presentation given during the World Resources Institute/Daima Coalition – Consultation meeting on the protection of urban Green Spaces in Nairobi.
The Impact of COVID-19 on Urban Security: The African Experience Page 27-36 The last few decades have seen an increase in the drive towards denser neighbourhoods in urban areas. Density is promoted as a positive aspect of urban development due to shorter travel times required for citizens, increased human interaction, ease of service delivery, among […]
Writing on the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Africa Blog, Constant Cap argues for re-thinking urban planning to reinstall social justice within African cities. Covid-19 exacerbates Africa’s urban inequality and injustice. In Nairobi, for example, slightly over 2.8 million people out of 4.5 million live in poorly serviced unplanned crowded neighbourhoods. These citizens are the most vulnerable […]
The Kenyan Government launched the Construction of the Nairobi Expressway on 16th October 2019. The project consists of a 26 Km road expansion of which 11 Km will be elevated crossing right through the city of Nairobi. The Kenya National Highways Authority had circulated a document giving some information on the proposed project. The pamphlet […]
There is no doubt that the African Continent is experiencing the highest rate of urbanization globally. Since the early 60s African cities have grown at unprecedented rates and continue to do so. This growth, however, is interspersed with tales of success and misery, affluence and poverty. African cities exhibit the highest levels of inequality and […]