Financing Infrastructure Development in Cities and Urban Areas in Kenya

Episode 3 of the Series focussing on urban governance and how to get it right in managing urban growth in towns and cities in Kenya. Show guest: Mary Chege, Founding Partner of EMSI and Associates. She has over seventeen years' experience in advising on a broad range of transactions across Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Listen or watch to understand:

  • The current state of infrastructure financing in Kenya's towns and cities
  • What can be done to shore up financing for infrastructure development in Kenya's urban areas.
  • Are development fees a viable mechanism to bridge such funding gaps?
  • Mary's experiencing in working with local government across Kenya to implement such.
  • What the future holds for Kenya's towns and cities in regard to infrastructure financing.
  • Lessons can we draw from other jurisdictions; Africa and globally.

About Mary Chege

Mary Chege is the principal at EMSI and Associates with over seventeen years' experience in advising on a broad range of transactions across Sub-Saharan Africa. In her various positions, she has acted for a cross-section of clients ranging from project sponsors, public entities and corporate clients in the infrastructure, energy, real estate, financial services, mining and ICT sectors.

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