Street trade in Kenya the contribution of research in policy dialogue and response
Mitullah, Winnie V
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This paper shares an experience of street traders engagement in poli cy dialogue that arose out of a collaborative research process that began in 1999 1 . The research involved gathering information and processing it for use in local and national policy dialogues between street traders and urban authorities. The paper begins by providing an overview of Micro and Small Enterprises [MSEs] in Kenya, followed by a brief on the research process before discussing policy responses on MSEs development using the case of street traders
CitationPaper prepared for presentation at the Urban Research Symposium on Urban Development for Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction, Session on Dimensions of Poverty and Livelihoods, Group C on Informal Economy, Panel on `Urban Responses to Street Traders: A comparative Perspective from India, Kenya and South Africa; organized by the World Bank, Washington, DC. December 15 – 17 2003.
Institute for Development Studies, University of Nairobi