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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2017
    Kenya

    Vihiga is one of the most densely populated counties in Kenya with a current population density of 1,045 persons per square km. The high population has exerted enormous pressure on available land resource resulting in land fragmentation and uneconomic subdivision. However the seriousness of the problem has not been systematically analyzed and documented.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2011
    Kenya

    This thesis argues that incorporating pastoral land rights into the formal

    system requires identifying and securing pastoralists’ rights on migration

    corridors and dry season pastures in a manner that, first, reflects their

    customary practices about ‘where’ and ‘when’ they require access to the

    land, and second, aligning both the ‘when’ and the ‘where’ within the

    legal framework for property rights and land administration. This

    approach may facilitate the legal recognition of pastoralists’ seasonal

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    April, 2012
    Kenya

    Land plays a vital and central role in the economic, social-cultural and political lives of both individuals and communities. Given its centrality in the socio-economic and political spheres, national goals such as economic development, poverty reduction, social and political stability are closely linked to land. Land provides the livelihood base for the bulk of the population especially in the rural areas where agriculture is the main occupation. Despite their importance, land and environment in Kenya have suffered decades of mismanagement that has led to the current state of degradation.

  4. Library Resource
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    Journal Articles & Books
    Reports & Research
    July, 2012
    Kenya

    The acquisition of land by foreigners in developing countries has emerged as a key mechanism for foreign direct investment (FDI). FDI is defined by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) as the category of international investment that reflects the objective of a resident entity in one economy to obtain a lasting interest in an enterprise resident in another economy.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2002
    Burkina Faso, Benin, Nigeria, Mauritania, Gambia, Mali, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Malawi, Niger, Eritrea, Kenya, Madagascar, Uruguay, Zambia, Senegal, Togo

    Meeting symbol/code: ARC 02 2

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2011
    Angola, Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe, China, Ghana, Ethiopia, Niger, Malawi, Thailand, Mozambique, Liberia, Japan, South Africa, Vietnam, Italy, Tanzania, Botswana, Argentina, India, Uganda, Brazil

    The Symposium on Legal Aspects of Large Scale Investments in Land: Implications for Food Security and Rural Development was held at FAO Headquarters in Rome on March 4th 2011. The Symposium was co-hosted by FAO and the World Food Law Institute at Howard University School of Law.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2002
    Angola, Burkina Faso, Mozambique, Mali, Burundi, Zimbabwe, Eswatini, Ghana, Congo, Sierra Leone, Malawi, Niger, Rwanda, Lesotho, Madagascar, Botswana, Togo, Kenya

    Meeting symbol/code: ARC 02 2

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2002
    Burkina Faso, Benin, Nigeria, Kenya, Mauritania, Gambia, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Ghana, Congo, Guinea, Malawi, Eritrea, Mozambique, Uganda, Madagascar, Uruguay, Zambia, Senegal, Togo

    Meeting symbol/code: ARC 02 2

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2000
    Equatorial Guinea, United States of America, Nepal, Zambia, Sweden, Indonesia, Eswatini, United Kingdom, Canada, Congo, Pakistan, Finland, Cameroon, Kenya, Liberia, Malaysia, South Africa, Uganda, Papua New Guinea, India, Ireland, Gabon, Brazil

    In many countries around the world, people living in rural areas have lower incomes and are generally less prosperous than their urban counterparts. Because of this, governments often attempt to promote rural development through the development of natural resources such as forests. This paper will attempt to describe some of the challenges of using forest resources for rural development in developing countries.

  10. Library Resource

    a case study of Suba and Laikipia Districts

    Reports & Research
    December, 2004
    Eastern Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Africa, Kenya

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