Error message

  • User warning: The following module is missing from the file system: ckeditor. For information about how to fix this, see the documentation page. in _drupal_trigger_error_with_delayed_logging() (line 1143 of /home/urbanplanning/public_html/includes/bootstrap.inc).
  • User warning: The following module is missing from the file system: xmlsitemap_custom. For information about how to fix this, see the documentation page. in _drupal_trigger_error_with_delayed_logging() (line 1143 of /home/urbanplanning/public_html/includes/bootstrap.inc).
  • User warning: The following module is missing from the file system: xmlsitemap_menu. For information about how to fix this, see the documentation page. in _drupal_trigger_error_with_delayed_logging() (line 1143 of /home/urbanplanning/public_html/includes/bootstrap.inc).
  • User warning: The following module is missing from the file system: xmlsitemap_node. For information about how to fix this, see the documentation page. in _drupal_trigger_error_with_delayed_logging() (line 1143 of /home/urbanplanning/public_html/includes/bootstrap.inc).
  • User warning: The following module is missing from the file system: xmlsitemap_taxonomy. For information about how to fix this, see the documentation page. in _drupal_trigger_error_with_delayed_logging() (line 1143 of /home/urbanplanning/public_html/includes/bootstrap.inc).
  • User warning: The following module is missing from the file system: xmlsitemap_user. For information about how to fix this, see the documentation page. in _drupal_trigger_error_with_delayed_logging() (line 1143 of /home/urbanplanning/public_html/includes/bootstrap.inc).
  • User warning: The following module is missing from the file system: xmlsitemap. For information about how to fix this, see the documentation page. in _drupal_trigger_error_with_delayed_logging() (line 1143 of /home/urbanplanning/public_html/includes/bootstrap.inc).
  • User warning: The following module is missing from the file system: xmlsitemap_engines. For information about how to fix this, see the documentation page. in _drupal_trigger_error_with_delayed_logging() (line 1143 of /home/urbanplanning/public_html/includes/bootstrap.inc).

Call for abstracts - 6th annual east Africa regional exhibition and workshop 19th – 25th July 2015

Frontiers in Urban Management will be a repeat theme for this year bringing up trending boundaries of knowledge in urban management that are presented in terms of four sub-themes: Production of urban space, urban resilience, urban metabolism and the right to the city. Details of contents of papers or posters to be submitted for each theme are given below.

URI

http://architecture.uonbi.ac.ke/node/12151 
http://hdl.handle.net/11295/82651

Collections

Effects of urbanization on winds over Dar es Salaam

This study sought to investigate the effect of urbanization on urban winds over Dar es Salaam based on observed maximum temperature, minimum temperature, wind speed and wind direction between the periods 1981 to 2012 while Population and Global Data Assimilation System (GDAS) data covered the period 2002 -2012 and 2004 -2012 respectively. Single mass curve was used for data quality control while time series, wind rose and correlation analysis were used to achieve the objectives of the study. Data quality control indicated that the data-sets were homogeneous.

Planning for housing the economically weak section of the urban population a case study of selected site and service schemes in Nairobi

The provision of housing for low-income people is one of the major problems facing the local authorities in this country. Site and Service Scheme approach is being applied as a means of alleviating the shortage of housing in the low income bracket. Four problems concerning the administration of Site and Service Schemes policy are proposed by A.P. Van-Huyck. These are that, policy formulation and Program of the schemes follow an ad-hoc basis, that implementation of the program tends to proceed.

The Role of infrastructure in spatial growth and development of environmentally sustainable urban human settlements: A Case study of Kisii Town.

This study set out to identify the role of infrastructure and other factors in the spatial growth of Kisii town and the environmental consequences of inadequate provision of the same. The study is based on the assumption that infrastructure facilities have a strong influence on the patterns of urban development and can therefore be used to guide development towards future desired direction. Infrastructure facilities of main concern include roads, water supply and sanitation, solid-waste disposal and drainage.

An assessment of the factors affecting the management of the free primary education funds: a case of selected public primary schools in Mombasa district.

It was until January 2003 when the NARC government introduced the Free Primary Education (FPE). FPE was intended to benefit millions of poor children through the abolition of fees and levies, with this came many challenges that the government continues to face. The issue of proper management of the FPE funds has been of great concern. After its implementations the donors injected huge amount of funds. The research sought to find out the management of FPE funds.

Transportation in the Nairobi area: a geographical analysis

This study of transportation in the Nairobi Area investigated four major aspects of the road transport system* The areas examined comprised the analysis of the road network properties and the explanation of the processes and factors that have shaped them9 public transportation and trip patterns , vehicle volumes and patterns of their movement and lastly the major problems of transportation in the area The major network properties analysed consisted of network density, connectivity and accessibility* These were examined in relation to geographical variables such as distance, population, land

Male migration and women's roles: a case study of mbololo location, Taita­ Taveta district, Kenya

A remarkable feature of development process is the process of migration. While this phenomenon might be regarded as inevitable and desirable result of industriali~ation especially rural-urban migration, policy makers in developing countries have tended to view it with considerable anxiety as in recent years, the process has worsened the problem of urban intra and rural development. The magnitude of these problems has forced policy makers in many African countries, including Kenya to introduce measures to check the flow, especially of rural-urban migration.

Determinants of infant mortality in Rwanda

In Rwanda, there has been a marked decrease of infant mortality from 107 to 86 deaths per 1000 live births in 2000 and 2005 respectively (NISR & ORC Macro 2006). However, despite this decrease, there is limited empirical research in the field of infant mortality. The available literature has mostly focused on the factors associated with the under-five mortality. Studies carried out in Rwanda indicate that majority of the under-five deaths occur in infancy (Habimana 2006) and yet, the factors that influence infant mortality are poorly understood.

Infant and child mortality differentials in Taita-Taveta district, by division

This study has looked into the effects of socio-economic factors education, marital status and place of residence on infant and child mortality by divisions of Taita-Taveta District as of 1979 census. Trussell's method of mortality estimation was used to make infant and child mortality estimates using the q(2) values. The findings have shown that socio-economic development has a great influence on infant and child mortality. Mothers belonging to groups of varying socio-economic status have been found to have different infant "and child mortality experiences.

Factors affecting child survival in Kenya

This study investigated some factors which affected child survival in Kenya. The study had three main objectives. First, to establish the effects of selected socioeconomic factors and proximate variables on infant and child mortality in Kenya. Second, to establish some of the mechanisms through which socioeconomic factors influenced infant and child mortality.

Pages

Subscribe to Research Work on Urbanisation and Urban Planning RSS