From unplanned settlement to new housing development in Kigali city: the case study of Amahoro cell, Muhima sector
par John MUGISHA
National University of Rwanda - Bachelor's degree 2011
Problem statement &
Scope of the study &
Organization of the study
Specific objectives & research questions
Study area description
Data collection techniques
Limitations of the study
Primary data collection
Secondary data collection
Field observation, questionnaire survey, structured interview
RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
Housing situation in Amahoro cell
Planning policies, housing norms and standards
Challenges in housing development
CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
REFERENCES & APPENDICES
This research focuses on the housing conditions in Amahoro cell of Muhima sector, Nyarugenge district in Kigali city. It also reveals planning implications in Amahoro cell and how they affect informal urban dwellers. The research concludes by suggesting some recommendations towards decent and socially inclusive housing development in Kigali city.
Apart from constraints of time and resources, reluctance and irregular availability of local leaders to meet agreed appointments for interviews, no other major limitations that were faced in conducting this research. Therefore the research bears the output of the set objectives.
This study is organized into four chapters, each with sections and subsections. Chapter one introduces the study by giving background information on the study, problem statement, definitions of the working concepts, research motivation, objectives of the study, scope of the study and the research design; chapter two is about research methodology and description of the study area; chapter three presents the results and their interpretations; while chapter four states major conclusions and recommendations.