The recently released report of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry into the Land Law System of Kenya has sparked varying reactions from Kenyans of all walks of life. While some complain that the Commission did not complete its task per all its terms of reference, the land gurus are thrilled by the fact that the report makes many far reaching recommendations on the principles of formulating a National Land Policy Framework and the Constitutional Framework for Land Administration and Management.
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Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsPolicy Papers & BriefsSeptember, 2000Kenya
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsJanuary, 2003Kenya
As the Government of Kenya treads the path to economic recovery, every Kenyan should be at home with the fact that many forms of economic development activities damage the natural resources upon which the economies are based. Nationally and internationally, a major environmental and development challenge is how to maintain the equilibrium between population, ecosystems and development.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJournal Articles & BooksPolicy Papers & BriefsFebruary, 2021Kenya
With the promulgation of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 (CoK 2010), land was classified into public, private and community lands, occasioning the need for clear guidelines on acquisition of public land acquisition within the community land while appreciating the provision of the Community Land Act, 2016.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsMarch, 2006Kenya
The Role Of Wetlands In Poverty Reduction- Extreme poverty among rural poor people living around wetlands remains a daily reality for more than 56% of Kenya’s population, who subsist on less than one dollar a day. Seventy percent of extremely poor households, a majority of who live in rural areas where hunger and poverty prevails, are now being caught up in a new web of lack of access to wetlands as safety-net during hard times due to appropriation of wetlands by private developers.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsFebruary, 2012Kenya
Wildlife is one of Kenya’s greatest natural resource and is the foundation upon which nature-based tourism is based. However, it is one resource that is in constant danger of extinction as burgeoning populations and animals fight for limited space In addition, poaching has greatly reduced wildlife populations in the absence of adequate policies to manage consumptive utilisation that would generate benefits for communities living with wildlife.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksPolicy Papers & BriefsFebruary, 2021Kenya
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsSeptember, 2002Kenya
The KLA proposed constitutional principles on land reform as captured in the constitutional draft have become more pronounced with the approach of General Elections and the transition that is expected to see the departure of President Moi from leadership. We therefore, detest the frantic efforts to go to the forthcoming elections before adopting the Ghai draft constitution, because that will be endangering the aroused expectation that at long last we are on the road to sorting out land problems we have lived with since independence.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsNovember, 2002Kenya
The Kenya Land Alliance takes this opportunity to congratulate the Commission of Inquiry into the Land Law Systems of Kenya (‘Njonjo Commission’) for completing their task, which has painstakingly taken them three years. The KLA fraternity was pleased to hear the president’s remarks that the Njonjo report was a blueprint that would guide the future government in handling the delicate land issues efficiently and justly. Equally delighting was the Mr. Njonjo’s remark that wherever they went the wananchi expressed appreciation of their appointment to look into the land question.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJune, 2006Kenya
The Kenya Land Alliance (KLA) welcomes the new Forest Act 2005 for placing forest resources at the core of sustaining both the local and national economies. Indeed locally forests are a source of food, fodder, wood fuel, construction materials, spiritual and cultural nourishment and traditional medicines among others. The Act, beyond highlighting the environmental and ecological functions of the forest sector, affirmsthe importance of our forest cover as one of the country’s major national assets, and this underscores the need to entrench it.
Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsJanuary, 2003Kenya
It is significant that for the first time land is specifically recognized as a constitutional category in the Draft Constitution Bill. This is important because it gives the issue of land the level of visibility that is always associated with constitutional matters, and unlike other ordinary legislation, a Constitution can only be amended by a special majority. The chapter that deals with land in the Draft Constitution Bill is Chapter Eleven under the title Land and Property.
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