The role of universities in participatory informal settlement upgrading: experiences from Kenya, Namibia, Uganda, and Zambia.

Author: Guillermo, Delgado

This document is a report on the session that focused on the role of universities in participatory informal settlement upgrading at the workshop titled "Bottom-up city Wide planning in Gobabis", which took place on 11-13 May 2017, in Gobabis. The event was convened by the Namibia Housing Action Group (NHAG) and the Shack Dwellers Federation, with support from Shack Dwellers International (SDI). Participants included the Namibia University of Science and TEchnology (NUST), the Municipality of Gobabis, the Ministry of Urban and Rural DEvelopment (MURD), and members from the frederation as well; as represntatives fom homologous institutions from Zambia, Kenya and Uganda.