Authoritative and Volunteered Geographical Information in a Developing Country: A Comparative Case Study of Road Datasets in Nairobi, Kenya
- EconomicsISPRS Int. J. Geo Inf.
Comparing the quality of authoritative and non-authoritative road data in and around Nairobi, Kenya in conjunction with population data shows a greater need for a more inclusive approach using VGI to supplement gaps in authoritative data in developing nations.
The impact of planning theory and shelter stratergies on urban land and housing policies in Kenya and Tanzania
Comparative urbanization in Ghana and Kenya in time and space
There are few inter-African country urban analyses because of the continent’s enormous size and socioeconomic diversity, language barriers, and wide variations in national and regional urban research…
Assessment of landscape change and occurrence at watershed level in city of Nairobi
- Environmental Science
To ecologically manage urban spaces, it is necessary to understand changes in spatial configuration of land uses within definitive ecosystem level processes. Change in landscape cover types and…
Correlation between flooding and settlement planning in Nairobi
- Environmental ScienceJournal of Water and Climate Change
Globally, climate change triggers flooding through unpredictable, intermittent and incessant precipitation. Flooding in Nairobi is multi-factorial in causation. This has raised the question of…
Urban branding and circular economy: a bibliometric analysis
- HistoryEnvironment, Development and Sustainability
There is an emergence of circular economy concepts and growth and multiplicity of urban labels adopted by cities. Therefore, this paper aims to analyze the correlation between the use of urban…
Urban green spaces in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic: reflections from Nairobi, Kenya
- Political ScienceGeoJournal
Findings show that UGS in Nairobi have not been fully exploited to provide citizens with sufficient access to green spaces yet as the pandemic has shown these spaces could significantly improve physical and mental health for the citizens as well as act as logistical areas for humanitarian activities during a pandemic.
Urban regeneration : an integrated city approach
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Barriers to implementing urban plans in Kenya
Barriers to Implementing Urban Plans in Kenya by Rose Chelangat Kitur MA, University of Nairobi, 1997 BA, Egerton University, 1994 Dissertation Submitted in partial Fulfillment of the Requirements…
Mapping narratives of urban resilience in the global south
- SociologyGlobal Environmental Change
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In order to identify some working concepts about the planning and management of cities 3 traditions of urban management in the developing world are reviewed: town planning economic development…
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Cities, Poverty and Development: Urbanization in the Third World
- Economics, History
This study presents a comprehensive account of Third World urbanization by reaching across disciplinary boundaries and regional specializations. It discusses the evolution of Third World cities as…