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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    Kenya

    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.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2017
    Kenya

    The objective of the study was to find out the factors influencing land prices in Nakuru County. This was prompted by the recent upsurge of land prices in the country and the researcher was particularly interested in Nakuru County. The real estate sector experiences a series of booms and busts and it was therefore important to find out what is causing them.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2018
    Kenya

    Compulsory acquisition is power of the State to deprive or acquire any title or other interest in land for a public purpose subject to prompt payment of compensation (Land Act,2012).This project explored how geospatial technology can be used to assemble, manage and disseminate information required in the process of compulsory land acquisition. This involved use of Web GIS for creation of a web-based database application; this would assist in making the land acquisition process more effective, efficient and transparent.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    Kenya

    Land is in no doubt the most important asset in the lives of Kenyans. It is a factor of production which is core to the economic activities of this country. The advent of settlers and colonialism in East Africa placed land in a high level of importance than before. It is not a unique situation for Kenya. Wars have been fought world over with ownership of land and other resources associated with it being at the center of controversy.

  5. Library Resource

    A case study of the land rent section of the Department of Lands, Ministry of Lands and Settlement, Nairobi Kenya

    Reports & Research
    October, 2003
    Kenya

    This project thesis presents a conceptual framework for a land information system that
    would result in increased revenue collection from the land rent section of the Department
    of Lands, Ministry of Lands and Settlement. It point out the need for a comprehensive
    database containing both physical and socio-economic data supported by powerful
    analytical capabilities as the basis for effective decision making on land rent for tax
    revenue collection.
    The Government has admittedly a lot of untapped revenue in the form of unrevised land

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2012
    Kenya

    The ability of an organization to implement strategy successfully is important. While it is
    the desire of every organisation to keep abreast with changing times and demands in the
    environment, it is accepted that having strategic plans on paper and donor conferences is
    very different from the on-ground implementation exercise To identify the challenges of
    strategy implementation, a case study of Indigenous Information Network was conducted.
    The study aimed to answer two research questions: what were the challenges of strategy

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2017
    Kenya

    Determining an appropriate allocation of land between alternative competing uses is a fun-damental problem that continues to be a challenge in many developing countries. Amboseli Ecosystem, one of Kenya’s rangelands has been experiencing changes in its economic activi-ties. Traditionally pastoralism and wildlife conservation has been the key source of livelihood for people in the ecosystem. Crop production is a more recent economic activity being inte-grated in the ecosystem. These changes are attributable to the macro and micro economic, social and demographic factors.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2010
    Kenya

    Land in most Kenyan societies is the most important of the natural resources, representing
    the foundation of much of the country's economic activity. For most individual Kenyans,
    the purchase of a parcel of land represents the largest financial and legal transaction of their
    lifetime. Hence the buying, selling, and refinancing of land is a significant component of the
    Kenyan economy. Therefore the. ability to firmly and quickly establish ownership and to
    allow secure and effective transfers is essential to the economic competitiveness of Kenya in

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2011
    Kenya

    Pythium is a water mould fungus which survive as a parasite, saprophyte or both. Pythium
    spp. play important ecological services like recycling of both Carbon and mineral
    nutrients for continued plant growth. Members of this genus are ubiquitous and found in
    soil, water, plants and animal substrate. Spatial distribution and species diversity of
    Pythium were studied with aim of determining the effects of intensive agricultural
    practices on distribution and diversity. Agricultural intensification interferes with the

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