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Policy Brief - Sustainable Solutions Towards Prevention of Slum Gentrification after Land Allocation to Individual Squatters

One way through which poverty in cities is manifested is through proliferation of slums and informal settlements. To address the question of growing slums, various policy interventions have been attempted including but not limited to; issuance of land titles to informal settlers/squatters, slum upgrading through enabling approaches such as infrastructure improvement and slum eradication through evictions.

Policy Brief - Alternatives to eviction, scenarios for access to land by the urban poor in Kiandutu Informal Settlement Thika, Kenya

Establishing land rights in informal settlements is more often than not a protracted engagement pitting the government on one side and the land owner(s) and the slum dwellers on the other. In the ensuing contestation over the land, the government either at the national or county level has to also contend with its responsibility to maintain order and safety through planned developments by exercising its police power/development control.

Policy Brief - Sustainable Solutions Towards Prevention of Slum Gentrification after Land Allocation to Individual Squatters

One way through which poverty in cities is manifested is through proliferation of slums and informal settlements. To address the question of growing slums, various policy interventions have been attempted including but not limited to; issuance of land titles to informal settlers/squatters, slum upgrading through enabling approaches such as infrastructure improvement and slum eradication through evictions.

Policy Brief - Alternatives to eviction, scenarios for access to land by the urban poor in Kiandutu Informal Settlement Thika, Kenya

Establishing land rights in informal settlements is more often than not a protracted engagement pitting the government on one side and the land owner(s) and the slum dwellers on the other. In the ensuing contestation over the land, the government either at the national or county level has to also contend with its responsibility to maintain order and safety through planned developments by exercising its police power/development control.

URBAN PUBLIC SPACES AS A TOOL FOR SOCIAL SUSTAINABILITY

Public spaces are all places publicly owned or of public use, accessible and enjoyable by all for free and without profit motive. This includes streets, open spaces and public facilities. UN Habitat, in their 2015 report “Global Public Space Toolkit: From Global Principles to Local Policies and Practice”,   describes public space as places where people perform a number of functions that are shared with all.

URBAN PUBLIC SPACES AS A TOOL FOR SOCIAL SUSTAINABILITY

Public spaces are all places publicly owned or of public use, accessible and enjoyable by all for free and without profit motive. This includes streets, open spaces and public facilities. UN Habitat, in their 2015 report “Global Public Space Toolkit: From Global Principles to Local Policies and Practice”,   describes public space as places where people perform a number of functions that are shared with all.

Street Design for Ruiru Town

On 14th June 2016, the University of Nairobi, in collaboration with Kiambu County, NAMSIP, UN-Habitat and ITDP organized a meeting for street design in line with the Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP) for Ruiru. The meeting was held at UN Habitat, and was attended by representatives of Kiambu County, Nairobi Metropolitan Service Improvement Project (NaMSIP), Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP), UN-Habitat and University of Nairobi.

Partnership Review of the Situational Analysis Outcomes of the Kitui Learning Studio

The ongoing Kitui Learning Studio recorded yet another milestone, following a successful review session conducted jointly by Centre for Urban Research and Innovation (CURI), University of Nairobi and Shack/Slum Dwellers International-Kenya (SDI-Kenya). The review session was held on the 24th June, at the YMCA Statehouse House Road, Nairobi and was attended by project members from both sides of the partnership.

The Nairobi City County Development Control Policy

The Centre for Urban Research and Innovations (CURI) consultancy team and the University of Nairobi Enterprise Services (UNES) held a five-day retreat held at the Serena Safari Lodge in Kilaguni, Mtito Andei. Held from 22nd to 27th May 2016, the retreat purposed to formulate and launch a responsive Nairobi City County Development Control Policy to facilitate the implementation of Nairobi Integrated Urban Development Master Plan (NIUPLAN).

The Nairobi City County Development Control Policy

The Centre for Urban Research and Innovations (CURI) consultancy team and the University of Nairobi Enterprise Services (UNES) held a five-day retreat held at the Serena Safari Lodge in Kilaguni, Mtito Andei. Held from 22nd to 27th May 2016, the retreat purposed to formulate and launch a responsive Nairobi City County Development Control Policy to facilitate the implementation of Nairobi Integrated Urban Development Master Plan (NIUPLAN).

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