Solid Waste Management Policies in Urban Africa: Gender and Life-course Considerations in Nairobi and Mombasa

This paer examines integrated environmental management and sector specific policies in Nairobi and Mombasa

Abstract

The authors use analytical review methodology to examine integrated environmental management and sector specific policies in Nairobi and Mombasa, Kenya’s two biggest cities, to highlight the extent to which existing policies and practices cover the differential challenges of exposure to solid waste and associated health challenges for males and females across the life-course.

This is an output from the Urban Africa: Risk Knowledge (Urban ARK) programme

Citation

Amugsi, D., Mwangi, J.,Haregu, T., Aboderin, I., Kanyiva Muindi, Mberu, B. 2016. Solid Waste Management Policies in Urban Africa: Gender and Life-course Considerations in Nairobi and Mombasa, Urban ARK Working Paper 14

Solid Waste Management Policies in Urban Africa: Gender and Life-course Considerations in Nairobi and Mombasa

Published 31 December 2016