Future Resilient Nairobi Workshop Report
Mwang’a, Keziah M.
This report presents the proceedings and reflections of the ‘Future Resilient Nairobi’ Workshop held virtually on the 7th of August 2020. The workshop, the first in a series of workshops under the Nairobi Risk Hub, provided an opportunity for city stakeholders to create a shared vision of ‘Future Resilient Nairobi’. The overall objective of the workshop was to facilitate key in-city policy actors in the identification of a shared vision for a future resilient Nairobi. This involved the identification of potential challenges and opportunities towards building resilience for the urban poor and; establishing the role of science in integrating risk management in urban planning and development processes in Nairobi. Section 3 below provides a brief description of the context of risk and development in Nairobi. This is followed by a description of the methodology and detailed accounts of the workshop findings. Lastly, the report concludes by providing reflections on the workshop methodology and implications for the Nairobi Risk Hub.