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Kisumu Local Interactive Platform holds dinner as urban cities conference ends

Rachael Atieno
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Kisumu Governor Prof Anyang Nyong'o is entertained during dinner at Kiboko Bay, November 15, 2017. [Photo|Anyang Nyong'o]Kisumu Governor Prof Anyang Nyong'o attended a dinner at Kiboko Bay on Wednesday upon invitation from Kisumu Local Interactive Platform (KLP).KLIP in partnership with Swedish International Development Fund (SIDA) work with researchers in Universities in Sweden, the United Kingdom, South Africa and Kenyan universities Maseno and Bondo towards best practice exchange in the area of urban cities.The dinner marked the end of a conference that the group was holding in Kisumu at Imperial Hotel for the last couple of days under the theme "Realising a just city; learning by comparison."The conference explored how urban cities can be re- engineered towards being engines of economic growth especially but no limited to, looking towards empowering women, youth and the disabled who are under represented in the urban equation.The researchers cover areas of urban agriculture, people, infrastructure, tourism and urban governance towards creating sustainable wealth creation.

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