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In this paper, we use analytical review methodology to examine integrated environmental management and sector specific policies in Nairobi and Mombasa, Kenya’s two biggest cities, to highlight the


Dickson A. Amugsi, Jane N. Mwangi, Tilahun Nigatu Haregu, Isabella Aboderin, Kanyiva Muindi, Blessing Mberu

Among the issues that stunt the move towards proper solid waste management (SWM), and which have received little research attention is the role of conflict and criminal activities in the sector.


Kanyiva Muindi; Blessing Mberu, Isabella Aboderin, Tilahun Haregu and Dickson Amugsi

Solid Waste Management in Urban Africa: Methodological Approaches to Data Collection on Vulnerability, Capacity and Loss Assessment in Nairobi, Mombasa and Dakar: Methodological Guidance Notes 


Dickson Amugsi, Kanyiva Muindi, Blessing Mberu

Karonga Community Capacity and Vulnerability Analysis: methodological guidance notes


Mtafu Manda

This study assesses the scope for transformative adaptation in Kibera informal settlement,

Nairobi. Adaptation discourse theories and Pelling et al’s (2015) ‘adaptation activity space’


Juliette Domon

Le rapport présente les résultats d’une étude Baseline sur l’Analyse de l’Economie des Ménages Urbains (HEA Urbain) à risque d’inondation de la ville de Niamey au Niger.


Oumarou Haladou Issoufou, Nora Lecumberri

This paper examines the availability of data on disaster losses in urban areas in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and what this data tells us. 


Emmanuel Osuteye, Cassidy Johnson and Donald Brown

The paper presents an overview of the historical growth of Karonga Town, Malawi and reviews the level of service delivery, various risks in the town and how these impact livelihoods.


Mtafu Manda, Dominic Kamlomo, Chrispin Mphande, Elija Wanda, Orton Msiska, Jean Kaunda and James Kushe


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