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Prof Karuti Kanyinga

Presenter:  St. Lawrence University visiting faculty on ‘Just a Matter of Time: Kenya’s post-2007 Election Violence, Karen Campus.  5th July 2016.

Moderator: Launch of the African Economic Outlook 2016; and Primary Commodity Booms and Bursts, University of Nairobi/IDS. 14thJuly 2016.

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IDS Project Assistant Raphael Indimuli and MA student Paschaline Basil participated in the Mobilize International Sustainable Transport Summit held in Yichang, China.

The summit was organized by ITDP in collaboration with the Volvo Research and Educational Foundation (VREF) on September 21-24, 2016. It brought together urban transport, researchers, PhD students and development practitioners from around the world to accelerate implementation of sustainable transport projects.

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You made Great Contribution globally

I acknowledge with thanks receipt of the IDS Newsletter Vol.14 No.1. I have read the special edition newsletter and noted through the elaborate research work, IDS has made immense contribution in development both locally and globally during the last 50 years. Prof Jacob T. Kaimenyi, PhD, FICD, EGH, Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Lands and Physical Planning

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The Institute for Development Studies, UN-HABITAT and the County Government of Kiambu convened Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP) workshop for Kiambu County stakeholders involved in transport.  

The workshop was held at the Bible Translation and Literacy (BTL) Conference Centre, Ruiru on the 21st of November, 2016.  Its purpose was to discuss the draft SUMP for Ruiru Town developed by IDS in collaboration with the University of Nairobi’s Department of Urban and Regional Planning and the Department of Civil Engineering.

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The Institute for Development Studies (IDS), University of Nairobi, in collaboration with the International Budget Partnership (IBP) Kenya and Katiba Institute hosted Equity Week Academy on 22 September, 2016 at the University.


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