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Alphonce G. Kyessi

Alphonce G. Kyessi

Associate Research Professor in the Institute of Human Settlements Studies at Ardhi University

Bio

Alphonce G. Kyessi is Associate Research Professor in the Institute of Human Settlements Studies at Ardhi University, Dar es Salaam where he has been working since 1993. He also worked with the Dar es Salaam City Council for 13 years since 1980 to 1992. He dwells on human settlements analysis, housing, urban poverty, transportation, urban environmental planning and management and geographical information systems (GIS) in urban planning and management. His current research interests and consultancy services focus on climate change; housing finance; informal settlements regularization; transportation planning and management; water and sanitation; community participation; urban agriculture; land use planning and public policy analysis. He has carried assignments in the same fields to the government, local authorities and international agencies including the UN-Habitat, the private sector and Civil Society Organisations. He is Honorary Secretary of the Tanzania Association of Planners and Honorary Secretary of the Tanzania Association of Consultants