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Land, infrastructure, housing and patterns of socio-spatial segregation

This project will focus on land, infrastructure and housing as well as the socio-spatial segregation. It will aim at understanding existing patterns of socio-spatial segregation and finding ways of facilitating socio-spatial integration. 

Purpose 
• Mapping existing land tenure structure within the city 
• Review of documents developed for urban infrastructure facilities 
• Designing models of urban social facilities development 
• Reviewing of legislation on settlements 
• Identifying areas of socio-spatial segregation and possibilities for integration 
• Developing a toolkit for sensitization on socio-spatial integration 
• Identify the site for the model scenario development 

Work structure 
• Mapping of land tenure within Kisumu on going. 
• Draft land sharing models already developed 
• Drafting of paper for publication completed 
• Review of legislations on settlement completed 
• Areas of socio-spatial segregation already identified 
• Scenario development of possible models of socio-spatial integration ongoing 

Follow-up 
• Review of legislations on settlement completed 
• Areas of socio-spatial segregation already identified 

Project members

  • Nelson Obange

    Dr. Nelson Obange is a Lecturer and Researcher at Maseno University.

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  • Lilian Omondi

    Dr. Lilian Omondi is a Researcher at Maseno University.

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Mathenge Mwehe

Mathenge Mwehe is a Lecturer and Researcher at Maseno University.

Peris Teyie

Peris Teyie is a Lecturer and Researcher at Maseno University.

G.Z. Nyotumba

G.Z. Nyotumba is a Lecturer and Researcher at Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology.

John Sande

John Sande is an Environment Officer at the County Government of Kisumu.

Silas Mauji

Silas Mauji is a Consultant at UN Habitat.

Tony Kwache

Tony Kwache is a Street Vendor in Kisumu.

Derrick Obura

Derrick Obura works at the County Government of Kisumu.

Jenipher Otieno

Jenipher Otieno is a Lecturer and Researcher at Maseno University.

Jack Abuya