Land use management challenges for the city of Nairobi

  title={Land use management challenges for the city of Nairobi},
  author={Maurice Onyango Oyugi and O. A. K'akumu},
  journal={Urban Forum},
Authoritative and Volunteered Geographical Information in a Developing Country: A Comparative Case Study of Road Datasets in Nairobi, Kenya
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Comparative urbanization in Ghana and Kenya in time and space
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Assessment of landscape change and occurrence at watershed level in city of Nairobi
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Barriers to implementing urban plans in Kenya
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Mapping narratives of urban resilience in the global south
Abstract In the context of global environmental change much hope is placed in the ability of resilience thinking to help address environment-related risks. Numerous initiatives aim at incorporatingExpand
Urban regeneration : an integrated city approach
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Thinking through ALMOLIN: the community bio-centre approach in water and sewerage service provision in Nairobi's informal settlements
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Smart City Foundation, the Core Pillar for Smart Economic Development in Nairobi
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Planning and managing urban development.
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Perspective on Urban Land and Urban Management Policies in Sub-Saharan Africa
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The rural-urban interface in Africa : expansion and adaptation
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