Stephen Otieno is an M.A candidate in the Department of Environmental Planning and Management at the University of Nairobi in Kenya. His research examines water governance and climate change adaptation strategies in informal settlements, and is an outgrowth his involvement with an IDRC/DFID-funded project on strengthening the role of civil society in water governance and climate change adaptation in African cities.

Blog Posts

May 10, 2013
Initiatives such as the Ndakaini Half Marathon are important to create awareness surrounding water conservation in Nairobi, where resources are dwindling amidst a rapidly growing population.
August 10, 2012
Access to affordable water in Nairobi is a highly contentious issue, and as Stephen Otieno tell us, it is having dramatic effects on local health, resource governance and human rights.