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The purpose of this background paper is to describe recent trends in African urban centres, review potential future trajectories of these, and examine their possible implications for risk accumulat

Author(s): 

David Dodman, Hayley Leck, Maria Rusca and Sarah Colenbrander

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

Author(s): 

Tilahun Nigatu Haregu, Abdhalah K. Ziraba, Blessing Mberu

Introduction: Since independence, there have been various policy frameworks developed to guide the management of solid wastes in Kenya.

Author(s): 

Tilahun Nigatu Haregu, Blessing Mberu, Abdhalah K. Ziraba

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

Author(s): 

Ibidun Adelekan

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

Author(s): 

David Satterthwaite

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

Author(s): 

David Satterthwaite

The report presents the results of a Baseline study on the Urban Households Economy Analysis (Urban HEA) for households that are at risk of flooding in the city of Niamey, Niger.

Author(s): 

Oumarou Haladou Issoufou, Nora Lecumberri, Soumana Boubacar

This Working Paper examines the role of civil society in urban resilience policy and practice in Nairobi, Kenya, within the transition period to a new devolved governance system.

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Author(s): 

Martin Munene

Urban agglomerations are inherently subject to multiple intensive and extensive risks related to the complexity of their physical and socio-economic systems of production and decision- making proce

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Author(s): 

Boubacar Soumana

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