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WERCHOTA, R. (2013): The Growing Urban Crisis in Africa. Water Supply, Sanitation and Demographic Challenges – the Kenyan Case. Eschborn: Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH. URL [Accessed: 26.08.2013].

Rapid urbanisation in developing countries is often coupled with high growth rates of low-income urban settlements. These areas often lack adequate water supply and sanitation services – a central key to social and economic development. This brochure uses the example of Kenya to illustrate why it is so important to integrate the water, urbanisation and demographics sector.