Alphonce G. Kyessi
Prof. Alphonce G. Kyessi is a researcher and consultant in the field of human settlements planning, development and management. He is currently employed as Associate Research Professor in the Institute of Human Settlements Studies at Ardhi University (ARU), Dar es Salaam where he has been working since 1993. His areas of research include housing, urban poverty, urban public transport, urban agriculture and urban environmental planning and management. Others are land regularisation and servicing, infrastructure planning and development, especially community-based management and community participation and urban agriculture. Prof. Kyessi has published widely in local and international journals. He has carried-out many research and consultancy assignments and worked with government, international agencies and the private sector. He is Honorary Secretary of the Tanzania Association of Planners and Honorary Secretary of the Tanzania Association of Consultants.