Information on CSOs efforts and contribution to the urban development arena has remained scanty and very often misrepresented. By mapping and profiling over 1400 Civil Society Organizations (CSO’s) active in fifteen major towns of Kenya, CSUDP has sought to address this through improving access to information on various urban initiatives launched by CSOs. 
Kenya's development blue print, Vision 2030 estimates that by the year 2015, the level of urbanization will have reached 44.5%, and eventually the percentage is set to re:och 54% by 2030 with nearly 30 million people living in urban areas. This rapid urbanization has not been matched with an increase in provision of services, often associated with inadequate budgetary provisions.…
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