A garden in a sack: Experiences in Kibera, Nairobi

More than 60 percent of the population of Nairobi lives in the numerous slums located around the city. Kibera slum is one of the 146 slums of the Kenyan capital and the second biggest slum in Africa (after Soweto in South Africa). Around one million people are currently living in Kibera and the population is increasing daily. In the slum, landslides are frequent and the unemployment rate is very high. Most of the land is dedicated to housing, and agricultural land remains scarce. The French relief NGO Solidarit