Kenya

Anticipating the arrival of the Standard Gauge Railway along Lake Victoria

Anticipating the arrival of the Standard Gauge Railway along Lake Victoria

To gain insight into the web of complexities that surround mega-development projects, Dr. Jessica Thorn from the University of York coordinated a Participatory Scenario Planning Workshop in Kisumu in August 2019. The complex social-ecological system of Lake Victoria Lake Victoria is the largest lake in Africa, the second largest freshwater lake in the world, and …

Stakeholder engagement in Kenya

Stakeholder engagement in Kenya

At a recent workshop, stakeholders in development corridor decision-making discussed the key research and capacity gaps that need addressing, in order to ensure development corridors are planned and implemented in a sustainable way. Some keys gaps that came out of these discussions included: the often lacking involvement of local people in decision-making, the production of …

Kenya scoping study published

Kenya scoping study published

We’ve just completed our scoping study for Kenya – a document aimed to outline the current status of development corridors in the country. We wanted to understand the relationship between these infrastructural developments, people and the environment. This study forms the basis of our work within the Development Corridors Partnership – allowing us to plan …