Episode 4 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: Grace Kamweru is a Landscape Architect, Environmental Planner and Assistant Lecturer at The Technical University of Kenya.
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About Grace Kamweru
I am an Assistant Lecturer at the Department of Spatial Planning and Design at the Technical University of Kenya. I am a professional and practicing Landscape Architect with 2 tracks of postgraduate studies; M.A. in Environmental Planning Management from University of Nairobi and MSc in Human Settlements from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium. My previous research focused on waste management and on water and forest urbanism to address climate change with a close focus on scalable water sensitive adaptations in peri-urban zones of Nairobi. I recently did a short course with the United Nations System Staff College (UNSSC) on Circular Economy and the 2030 agenda. I am trying to create a synergy of all these 3 areas of research to draft my initial PhD concept so as to explore how we can achieve a resilient and sustainable waste-wise city.
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