Kenya has a land size of 582,646 Square Kilometers, 97.8% comprising of land and 2.2% water surfaces. 20% of the land area is classified as medium to high potential land and 80% as Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASAL). Land has a central position in Kenya’s social, economic and political history. An estimated 75% of the country’s population depends on land for their livelihoods, making the ownership, management and control of the resource of great importance.
Indigenous communities in Kenya made history last week by marching to the nation’s capital to demand official registration for their communal lands
Indigenous, pastoralist communities in Kenya made history last week by marching to the nation’s capital to demand official registration for their communal lands.
Second Call for Panels, Papers and Posters Joint XXIV International Grassland Congress and XI International Rangeland Congress
Some see the ruling as a positive step toward equal access to land but others fear it undermines the traditional laws that have guided generations
KAPCHEBOI, Kenya, June 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A few months ago, the idea of coming home with a hoe in one hand and a sack of freshly harvested potatoes in the other was only a dream for Rachel Korir.