CSUD and University of Nairobi to host a seminar on Thika Highway Improvement Project research

by | November 14, 2012
Category: Uncategorized

On Tuesday, November 20th, CSUD and the University of Nairobi, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies will host a seminar to discuss results of an action research project around the Thika Highway Improement Project.  This seminar offers an opportunity for researchers, practitioners, and the public to discuss the future of urban infrastructure projects in light of the recent completion of Thika Superhighway.

The event will include members of a research consortium consisting of professors and students at the University of Nairobi, the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), members of the Kenya Alliance of Resident Associations (Kara), and CSUD. This team recently completed a large-scale study of Thika Highway covering social, environmental, and engineering issues observed during construction, and they will be sharing the results of their study, answering questions, and holding a discussion based on these issues.

The seminar will be from 9am to 12pm at the University of Nairobi main campus, Education Building room 213.

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