Nairobi Planning Innovations was featured on a similar blog dedicated to the future of urban planning and policy in Cairo, Egypt, Cairo from Below. Contributor to Nairobi Planning Innovations, Elizabeth Marcello, wrote an article for the Cairo blog that discusses the importance of public input in urban planning, policy, and other decision-making processes. Continue reading
The Kenya Alliance of Resident Associations (Kara) in collaboration with the Center for Sustainable Urban Development (CSUD) at the Earth Institute, conducted a study of the impact of the Thika Highway Improvement Project (THIP) on communities in Nairobi. The findings of this study were complied in a comprehensive report that explains citizens’ main concerns with road safety, health, water drainage, property damage, public involvement, socio-economic impacts, among others. Continue reading
On October 25, 2011, the Kenya Alliance of Resident Associations (KARA), in collaboration with the Center for Sustainable Urban Development at the Earth Institute (CSUD), held a public forum to discuss issues and concerns surrounding the Thika Highway Improvement Project (THIP) in the Nairobi Metropolitan Area. 152 people attended the public forum held at the Panafric Hotel in Nairobi.