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  1. Library Resource

    Vol 2, No 2: May 2019

    Peer-reviewed publication
    May, 2019
    Kenya

    The complexity of tenure claims in the informal settlements has been difficult to incorporate into the formal systems owing to their dynamic and continuously changing nature. Innovative tools are therefore required to capture these claims. This requires the development of a cadastral data model specifically for informal settlements that would document such claims to make it easier to manage the current situation as well as prepare for future formalization processes such as regularization or relocation.

  2. Library Resource

    Vol 3, No 1: January 2020, Special Issue 1 on Land Policy in Africa

    Peer-reviewed publication
    January, 2020
    Kenya

    Ten years ago, Kenya made a land policy[1] to secure land rights, promote economic growth, investment and reduction of poverty. This paper seeks to examine how the policy has fared towards improvement of livelihoods, establishment of an accountable and transparent institutional system. The paper looks at three processes of making, implementation and outcomes of the Policy that are interlinked, yet requires to be separated so as to come to terms with what has happened to the land sector in Kenya.

  3. Library Resource

    Vol 1, No 2: September 2018, Special Issue on Youth and Land Governance

    Peer-reviewed publication
    September, 2018
    Kenya

    Kenya’s development context is greatly influenced by land use and ownership. Consequently land holds immense cultural, spiritual and socio-political significance for nearly all communities. However, proper utilization of land has been besmirched by numerous challenges. Vulnerable and marginalized groups such as women, children and youth have borne the brunt of land challenges. The Constitution of Kenya, 2010 in appreciation of these complex dynamics has sought to provide a blue print for the realization of land reforms.

  4. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    Journal Articles & Books
    February, 2021
    Kenya
    KLA undertook a study to highlight the impacts and emerging hidden dimensions of the COVID-19 pandemic on Women in the artisanal mining sector across the Country. From the in depth analysis, it is evident that the pandemic disproportionately affected at least 28 percent of women who depend on small scale mining for their livelihood. Six Counties were sampled i.e Taita Taveta, Migori, Kilifi, Kakamega, Kitui and Kwale.
     
  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    February, 2021
    Kenya

    A myriad of Non-Governmental Institutions that form the land Sector Non-State Actors (LSNSA) have collaboratively developed an advocacy strategy to guide various engagements initiatives in the advocacy of the implementation of the Community Land Act,2016.

    This Strategy highlights the roles of key actors: The Government, the Communities and Civil Society Organizations.

  6. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    August, 2020
    Kenya

    In the wake of the coronavirus crisis, governments across the world, including that ofKenya, have adopted a raft of far-reaching measures to curtail the spread of the virus.In Kenya, measures put in place include closure of learning institutions, mandatory selfquarantine for all who have entered the country in the recent past, pay cuts for a number of top civil servants, limited movement of prisoners and cessation of prison visits. The Judiciary and other government institutions have scaled down operations,among other actions.

  7. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    Journal Articles & Books
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    February, 2021
    Kenya

    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.

  8. Library Resource

    Land Use Policy Volume 50

    Peer-reviewed publication
    January, 2016
    Kenya

    The extent to which REDD+ initiatives should be a mechanism to address poverty and provide other co-benefits apart from carbon storage, is hotly debated. Here, we examine the benefit distribution policy and practice of a prominent REDD+ project in Kenya with the aim of understanding the extent to which it addresses equity.

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