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Despite huge advances in disaster mitigation and preparedness measures for pre-disaster management , as well as response and relief measures to manage disasters as they unfold , post disaster management through  rehabilitation (short term) and reconstruction  (long term) are lagging behind.  An interactive platform shall link disaster survivors with the requisite individuals, communities and organisations that are needed to help them reconstruct their fractured lives.

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Agricultural systems worldwide are facing a triple challenge: •             How to sustainably increase productivity •             While reducing the impact of agriculture on climate change •             Increasing resilience of agriculture and food value chains When I bring this discussion closer to my home, according to F.A.O, Agriculture is key to Kenya's economy and contributes to 26% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and another 27% of GDP indirectly through linkages with...

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In the race to achieve SDG 6 (Clean Water and Sanitation), the focus seems to be on quantity rather than quality, largely due to the fact that Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WaSH) is associated with physical rather than mental health.  Globally, great strides have been made in improving and increasing access to WaSH facilities, yet women and girls still face the daily psycho-social stress of having a dignified WaSH experience.  This problem is magnified if they are menstruating, are...

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Urban transport management is a technical field that focuses on the control of the flow of a variety mechanised modes of travel (cars, buses, trains, trams) and largely ignores how a majority of residents in African cities such as Nairobi move from place to place – by walking.  While urban (transport) managers have proposed a number of solutions for the morning and evening (vehicular) rush hour around 8am and 5pm, the human (pedestrian) rush hour that begins as early as 5am and ends as late...

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Josephine Muchogu

Nairobi, Kenya

Joined this community on Dec 30, 2018

Bio Josephine Muchogu is a practitioner in the built environment, specialising in the areas of Architecture, Urban Design and Environmental Impact Assessment. As a member of Faculty in the School of Architecture and Building Sciences (SABS), Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) - Kenya, she contributes towards a culture of practical learning, by nurturing young professionals and young researchers through the process of discovering and applying research based problem solutions to prevailing problems in their environment/society through spatial design.

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Josephine Muchogu

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Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT)

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Kenya

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