Nairobi flood map april 2016
Blog entry

Reasearchers Faith Taylor, James Millington and Bruce Malamud investigate the location of floods in Nairobi from social media and online news.

Blog entry

Building a community of practice and collaboration across relevant research projects is central to Urban ARK. 

Working paper

 Introduction: There are different types and levels of policies addressing solid waste management in Kenya.

Karonga Open Street Map buildings before and after the mapathon
Blog entry

I’m sure many of you who have done work in Africa have experienced the issue of arriving in an area armed with a map, only to see that the area is almost entirely beyond recognition to what it looked like on paper.

Working paper

This diagnostic report for the city of Ibadan provides important overview insights and data on city population and growth, urban pattern, urban challenges such as unemployment and poverty, inadequa

Working paper

The main urban issue that sub-Saharan Africa is facing is a rapid growth in its urban population (or in the population of particular cities) without the urban governance structures in place that ca

Working paper

This paper describes how a large proportion of sub-Saharan Africa’s national (and urban) population lives in urban centres other than large cities and considers what we know about risk in these urb