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Prof Winnie Mitullah’s blog relating to Non- Motorised Transport (NMT) book she co-edited  has been published on TheCityFix! The book, Non-motorized Transport Integration into Urban Transport Planning in Africa, explores challenges  pedestrians and cyclists face in cities of the developing world and the  opportunities these cities have to provide for walking and cycling. It is based on in-depth research conducted in Cape Town (South Africa), Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) and Nairobi (Kenya).

 



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IDS Director Prof Winnie Mitullah participated in Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) meeting held in Washington DC , USA. The program will lead to the establishment of a research network of African universities and promote evidence-based transport policies and strategies.  



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Kenya continues to be rated among the best-performing sub-Saharan economies despite hitches such as the government’s  poor performance  in keeping prices stable, creating jobs, and managing the economy.

According to a  recent Afrobarometer Dispatch, Economic paradox in Kenya: More favourable perceptions amidst economic insecurity,” the  impressive performance is attributed to lower oil prices, improved tea and horticulture exports, infrastructural growth, and increased remittance inflows.



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Main Campus, Education Building, 2nd Floor, Room ED 213.
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The Institute for Development Studies (IDS), University of Nairobi and the Afrobarometer will launch results from the Kenya Round 7 Survey on public perception on democracy and democratic processes in Kenya as well as the state of the economy.  The launch will take place on Wednesday 25th January 2017 at the Nairobi Safari Club (Lillian Towers) from 10.am.



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Main Campus, Education Building, 2nd Floor, Room ED 213.
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