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  1. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2015
    Kenya

    In 2015, forest area for Kenya was 44,130 sq. km. Forest area of Kenya increased from 40,238 sq. km in 1996 to 44,130 sq. km in 2015 growing at an average annual rate of 0.51 %.

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  2. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2018
    Kenya

    You can carry out your own analyses on poverty and ecosystem services with the GIS data made available, some of them being publicly released for the first time. All data are accompanied by metadata.

  3. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2018
    Kenya

    s outlined in Kenya’s REDD+ Readiness Preparation Proposal (R-PP) the Government of Kenya was in the process of developing its national strategy for participating in an evolving international mechanism for reducing GHG emissions arising from deforestation and forest degradation while conserving sustainably managing available carbon stock and where opportunities present enhancing forest carbon stocks. This process required enhanced institutional capabilities to undertake mandatory assessment of performance through regular and detailed monitoring of forest carbon stocks.

  4. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 1975
    Africa, Kenya

    The present soil survey is the first in a series of "reconnaissance soil surveys", with a multi-purpose land evaluation. A programme of systematic inventory of the soil and, land resources of the country was initiated by the Kenya Soil Survey in 1972, after strengthening with manpower and funds from the Netherlands Directorate for Development Co-operation through the "Kenya Soil Survey Project", of the then Soil Survey Unit of the National Agricultural Laboratories in Nairobi.

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    Fostering Social Accountability in Public Finance under Devolved Governance

    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2014
    Africa, Kenya

    The constitution of Kenya 2010 established a devolved system of governance with 47 County governments. The constitution in schedule four also transfers service delivery in health, water and agriculture sector among other functions to county governments.

  6. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2014
    Africa, Kenya

    Public participation is an action or a series of actions a person takes to involve themselves in affairs of government or community. These activities include voting, attending meetings, participating in public or private political discussion or debate on issues, signing a petition on a desired government action or policy, volunteering in community activities and contributing money to a political party or candidate of one’s choice among other similar activities.

  7. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2014
    Africa, Kenya

    Devolution is one form of decentralization. Decentralization is defined as the process of dispersing power from the centre to lower levels of government. The other forms of decentralization include de-concentration, delegation and privatization. De-concentration transfers implementation powers to lower regions or sub- national units that implement decisions made at the centre. The responsibility for service delivery and decision making under delegation is passed to semiindependent territorial or sub-national units.

  8. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2015
    Africa, Kenya

    This handbook provides reference material for stakeholders in devolved governance, including policy makers at the county level and citizens, on social accountability and its relevance in devolved governance and the attainment of the objects of Kenya’s devolution as highlighted in Article 174 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

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    A Case Study of Isiolo Kisumu Makueni and Turkana Counties

    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2015
    Africa, Kenya

    Meaningful citizen participation in governance is a key ingredient for public reforms that were instituted by the Constitution of Kenya (CoK) 2010. Article 1 (1) of the Constitution vests all sovereign power to the people of Kenya. This power can be expressed through direct participation or indirectly through elected representatives. In addition, various pieces of legislations anchoring devolution highlight the principles of citizen participation. Together, these constitutional and legislative provisions avail various platforms for citizen participation in devolved governance.

  10. Library Resource
    Training Resources & Tools
    January, 2011
    South Africa

    This case study draws on research that aimed to provide greater understanding of the small-scale private rental market in South Africa. The

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