The Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Nairobi provides both undergraduate and postgraduate professional training in Urban and Regional Planning. It was established in 1971. Since then, the department has trained most of the urban and regional Planners in Kenya and has also trained for Eastern and Southern African countries.
Prof. A. Subakrishna
Dr. Jason Mochache
1971/72 Diploma in Rural, Urban and Regional Planning
1972/73 Diploma in Rural, Urban and Regional Planning
1973/74 Master of Arts(Planning)
1974/75 Master of Arts (Planning)
2002/2003 Bachelor of Arts (Planning)
|1986 - 1990||British Government/ British Council|
|1990 - 1995||Faculty of Environmental Studies (FES) - York University|
|2006/2007||Columbia University - Ruiru Development Plan|
|2009 - Todate||Rockfeller Foundation - Urban Innovation Project|
While most of the trained planners have joined their countries' respective ministries as physical planners, many of the planners have found their way into Universities, International Organizations and NGOs, whose development activities focus on urban and regional planning, the management of the natural and the built environment and community development.