The implementation of the Ogiek judgment is in the hearts and the spirits of the Ogiek people and the indigenous peoples globally. On 26 May 2017, we received the judgment at the African Court on Human and Peoples Rights (ACtHPR) in Arusha Tanzania, after a 12-year process that started in Kenyan courts and involved the African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights (ACHPR), The Gambia, besides the Court.
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Library ResourceReports & ResearchMay, 2020Kenya
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMay, 2019Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Niger, Tanzania, Western Africa, Eastern Africa
The final report of Mid-term evaluation of EU-IFAD Grant project "Restoration of degraded land for food security and poverty reduction in East Africa and the Sahel: taking successes in land restoration to scale".
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 2015Angola, Burundi, Benin, Burkina Faso, Botswana, Central African Republic, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Lesotho, Morocco, Madagascar, Mali, Mozambique, Mauritania, Malawi, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sudan, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Eswatini, Chad, Togo, Tunisia, Tanzania, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Western Africa, Eastern Africa, Northern Africa, Middle Africa, Southern Africa
Land degradation and desertification are among the biggest environmental challenges of our time. In the last 40 years, we lost nearly a third of the world’s arable farmland due to erosion, just as the number of people to be fed from it almost doubled. That’s why the UN General Assembly declared 2015 as the International Year of Soils. And the good news is that this new report shows that while Africa remains the most severely a«ected region, the benefit of taking action across the continent outweighs the cost of implementing it: not just by a little, but by a factor of seven.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2016Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya, Niger, Tanzania, Western Africa, Eastern Africa
We created a matrix of restoration options for each country, including potential benefits of the technologies and possible constraints.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2018Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Niger, Tanzania, Western Africa, Eastern Africa
This report is the results of the mid-term review for the EU-IFAD project "Restoration of degraded land for food security and poverty reduction in East Africa and the Sahel: taking successes in land restoration to scale" Project.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2009Kenya
Land is a critical resource in Kenya, having economic, social, political,
environmental and cultural significance. Kenya’s population continues to rely
on land for both subsistence and economic activities. In fact, the increase
of the population from about 20 million people in the 1960s to about 40
million currently, has put enormous pressure on land. Only a third of Kenya’s
land is arable while the rest is arid and semi-arid. With most Kenyans still
living off the land, contestations over access to, control over and ownership
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2016Kenya
Urban Sprawl is the spreading out of a city and its suburbs over more and more rural land at the periphery of an urban area. This involves the conversion of rural land into built up, developed land over time. Sprawl is characterised by one or more existing patterns of development. Those most frequently mentioned are low-density, leapfrogging, distance to central facilities, dispersion of employment and residential development, and continuous strip development.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 1982Kenya
Few studies exist that show the relationship between urban transportation and urban structure in the developing world. As the developing countries become rapidly urbanized, there is growing need for adequate planning for a balanced urban development. Urban planners should pay attention to urban transportation for it provides access to urban areas and helps to reduce intra-urban inequality.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2011Kenya
Strategy implementation is the translation of chosen strategy into organizational action so as to achieve strategic goals and objectives. Strategy implementation is also defined as the manner in which an organization should develop, utilize, and amalgamate organizational structure, control systems, and culture to follow strategies that lead to competitive advantage and a better performance. The main objectives of this study were to investigate the challenges of strategy implementation in the ministry of Northern Kenya and other arid areas.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2005Kenya
This paper looks at issues of gender and tenure in African customary law. It argues that under all systems of law in many African countries, ownership of land and associated resources is very much anchored in patriarchy. It decries the failure to isolate positive aspects of customary law and the preponderance of women-unfriendly customary law which influences statutory and other forms of law. Part II of the paper provides the conceptual and theoretical premises of the paper. It looks at patriarchy, gender and law and their impact on tenure relations emphasising the male dominance.
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