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Kenyan planning policy options, a World Bank study

Provides initial policy options in several key areas including housing and basic services, land use and transport, planning, subnational finance and local economic development. A report published by the World Bank.

Database on global urban ambient air pollution per city

A global WHO database of air pollution covering 3,000 cities in 103 countries. Data can be downloaded in CSV format per country and contains data up to 2016.

Cleaning & refuse management by Nairobi city county

This survey contains 2017 expenditure on cleaning and refuse management by the Nairobi City County, including cleaning and administration, cleaning-general and refuse removal. It is published by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics.

Wildlife population estimates in Kenya's rangelands, 2008-2012

A table illustrating wildlife population estimates in the Kenyan Rangelands. Data published by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics.

Wildlife migratory corridors of Kenyan rangelands and coastal ecosystems

Research on Kenya’s wildlife that requires protection from human pressures and negative impact on species’ populations, dispersal areas and migratory corridors. A report published by the Kenyan government.

2015 data on rhino & elephant poaching in Kenya

The Security-Wildlife Conservation Stewardship chapter in the Kenya Wildlife Service Annual Report contains data on elephant and rhino poaching in Kenya.

State of South African cities

The South African Cities Network regularly publishes its State of South African Cities Report. The reports provide a basis for more functional urban environments.

Organised wildlife crime in Southern Africa

Guns, poison and horns: Organised wildlife crime in Southern Africa, a report by the ENACT project, aims to systematically record instances of cross-border organised crime in Africa. The pilot phase focused on wildlife crime and covered 10 countries in the southern African region from 2000 to 2016.

South African conservation areas databases

Two geographic information system (GIS) inventories of protected and conservation areas in South Africa: the South African Protected Areas Database (SAPAD) and the South African Conservation Areas Database (SACAD). They include data on privately owned protected and conservation areas.

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