First installment of the WRR launched at Habitat III

WRR2016 Masonry

Job Mauti is 36 years old. He moved from a rural agricultural area in the Lake Victoria basin to Nairobi in search of work 17 years ago. Job is married and has five children between one and 14 years old. His sister-in-law lives with his family. Their house is one room measuring 300 square feet.

Sumila Gulyani, Global Lead for Urban Development Strategy and Analytics at The World Bank

Currently, an estimated one billion people worldwide live in informal settlements where they lack access to basic services and infrastructure and are often threatened with forced eviction.

Dr. David Satterthwaite is a Senior Fellow at the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) and editor of the international journal Environment and Urbanization. He is also a visiting Professor at University College London.

Dr. David Satterthwaite is a Senior Fellow at the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) and editor of the international journal Environment and Urbanization.

Arturo Ardila-Gomez is Global Lead for Urban Mobility and a Lead Transport Economist and in the World Bank’s Transport and ICT Global Practice.

Arturo Ardila-Gomez is Global Lead for Urban Mobility and a Lead Transport Economist and in the World Bank’s Transport and ICT Global Practice.

Annette Kim is Associate Professor at the University of Southern California’s Price School of Public Policy. She also directs SLAB, the Spatial Analysis Laboratory, that advances the visualization of the social sciences for public service.

Somik Lall is a Lead Economist and Program Lead for Urban Development Analytics in Africa for the World Bank.

Annette Kim is Associate Professor at the University of Southern California’s Price School of Public Policy. She also directs SLAB, the Spatial Analysis Laboratory, that advances the visualization of the social sciences for public service

Dr. Robert McDonald is Lead Scientist for the Global Cities program at The Nature Conservancy.

Josephine is 37 years old and lives with her 20-year-old son, her 23-year-old niece, and her 34-year-old cousin. Josephine has worked as a security guard for 13 years and is the sole income earner for her family. The household’s monthly income is approximately $150 (US).

Dr. Robert McDonald is Lead Scientist for the Global Cities program at The Nature Conservancy.

Didi is 34 years old. Until he was seven years old, his parents could not afford to live on their own, so they lived with relatives.

Jenna Davis is an Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering & Science, and the Higgins-Magid Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute of the Environment, both of Stanford University.

Jenna Davis is an Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering & Science, and the Higgins-Magid Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute of the Environment, both of Stanford University.

Somsook Boonyabancha is the Secretary General of the Asian Coalition for Housing Rights (ACHR), a coalition of organizations working on housing development for the urban poor in Asia.

Shlomo (Solly) Angel is a Professor of City Planning at the NYU Stern Urbanization Project, located within the Stern School of Business and the Marron Institute of Urban Management of New York University.

Shlomo (Solly) Angel is a Professor of City Planning at the NYU Stern Urbanization Project, located within the Stern School of Business and the Marron Institute of Urban Management of New York University.

Bipasha Baruah is the Canada Research Chair in Global Women’s Issues, and associate professor of women’s studies and feminist research at Western University, Canada.