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Mr. Jackson Kago

spatial planning and urban management
Kenyatta University


Mr. Jackson Kago, a Kenyan national, working as a chairman and lecturer in the department of Spatial Planning and Urban Management, School of Architecture and Built Environment Kenyatta University. He is an urban research and has researched widely including with the Regional & Metropolitan Planning Unit (RMPU), Urban Planning and Design Branch, UN-Habitat, working on the thematic areas of urban-rural linkages, systems of cities, metropolitan and regional planning. He holds two masters degrees: one in Architecture from the University of Rome 'Sapienza’ -Italy, and another one in Urban & Regional Planning from the University of Nairobi, Kenya where he also graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture. Jackson has also worked with the Italian Embassy Development Cooperation (2008-2013)

Research Interest



  • Remy Sietchiping, Jackson Kago, Xing Quan Zhang, Clarissa Augustinus, and Raf Tuts “Role of Urban–Rural Linkages in Promoting Sustainable Urbanization” Environment and Urbanization Asia, September 2014; vol. 5, 2: pp. 219-234.

  • Jackson Kago “Background Paper on Metropolitan Planning” for the Global Expert Group Meeting the Role of Metropolitan Development in Supporting the New Urban Agenda held in Guadalajara, Mexico, 03-04 December 2015

  • Dr. P.K. Kamau and Jackson Kago “Introduction To Concepts & Issues Of Regional Development Planning” a paper prepared for the UN-Habitat/ AICAD, Sustainable Urban Development and Management Course for Mid Career Planners and County Officers in Kenya, 09- 14 November, 2015, AICAD Juja, Kenya.

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