RESEARCH AND CONSULTING AROUND

SLUMS & SLUM SERVICES

ABOUT

 

URBAN RESEARCH is a specialist consultancy focused on slums, slum services and slum improvement. We work primarily in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. We believe that rigorous and practice-relevant research can generate powerful answers to key questions, and can help governments and development organisations achieve real improvement in slumdwellers' lives.

SERVICES

URBAN RESEARCH offers research, programme evaluation, and technical advisory. Bringing in subject specialists as required, we offer rigorous research and evaluation across multiple domains, including social research, financing and economic research, policy research, urban planning, and public health. We have strong expertise in household survey design and management.

 

WHO

URBAN RESEARCH is a group of specialists with expertise in different aspects of urban development. Other skill-sets can be brought on board as required.

  • Guy Norman: sanitation and water

  • Carsten Zehner: urban planning

  • Harrison Kwach: solid waste

  • Sheillah Simiyu: public health

  • Ben Tidwell: economics