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New Guidelines for the Extension and Renewal of Leases

Lands Cabinet Secretary, Prof. Jacob Kaimenyi addresses journalists during a press conference on the new guidelines for Extension and Renewal of Leases held today, June 15, 2017 at his Lands office in Nairobi. National Land Commission Chairman, Prof. Swazuri  Muhammad and his Principal Secretary for Lands & Physical Planning, Nicholas Muraguri were also present.

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Launch of the Biometric Access Control System at Ardhi House Nairobi

Nairobi, Wednesday, 7th June, 2017 … Milestone … Lands and Physical Planning CS, Prof. Jacob Kaimenyi has today launched a Security technique, the Biometric Access Control System (BACS) to regulate movement of people at the Ministry headquarters at Ardhi House in Nairobi. BACS is a visible deterrent that has been installed at the main entrance […]

By |June 8th, 2017|NEWS|Comments Off on Launch of the Biometric Access Control System at Ardhi House Nairobi

Lands CS Prof. Kaimenyi Decries Lack of Knowledge of Land Laws among Land Officers

By Mtende Michael and Tracy Okumu

Mombasa, Tuesday 30th, 2017…..Lands and Physical Planning CS Prof. Jacob Kaimenyi has decried lack of knowledge of land laws among land officers. “Land officers must familiarize themselves with the laws in order to serve Kenyans better.” He said.

The lands CS made an impromptu visit to the Mombasa land office at […]

By |June 5th, 2017|NEWS|Comments Off on Lands CS Prof. Kaimenyi Decries Lack of Knowledge of Land Laws among Land Officers

Ministry of Lands Launches Issuances of 36,000 Tittle Deeds to Residence of Kilifi County.

By Joseph K. Mwangi and Michael Mtende

Nairobi Fri 2nd June… Lands and Physical Planning PS, Dr. Nicholas Muraguri has kick-started issuance of 36,000 title deeds in Kilifi County. “The move is part of the Government’s initiative to fulfill its pledge to issue three million titles by 2017.” Said the lands PS. Dr. Muraguri spoke at […]

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The Importance of Chemistry in Policy Formulation.

The Importance of Chemistry in Policy Formulation, National and County Planning: Some reflections on soil pH and its importance in planning the utilization of land resources.

By Timothy W. Mwangi

11th May,2017

*The   author is a physical planner in the Ministry of Lands and Physical Planning. The views expressed in this article are personal and do not reflect  the […]

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NATIONAL PLANNING AND BUDGETING: LACUNA IN LAW AND PRACTICE.

By Timothy W. Mwangi – Registered Physical Planner

As  a country  we  have  failed  to    grasp   two  truisms . First, the symbiotic   relationship between Economic Planning and Physical Planning. Second, increased budgetary allocation does not necessary result in positive outcomes. For   example for     half   a  century Kenya  has ring fenced  and   allocated  a lot  of  funds  to  […]

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WANTON SUB-DIVISION OF LAND: A LOOMING NATIONAL DISASTER.

By Timothy W. Mwangi – Registered Physical Planner

The ‘Land Question’ debate is restricted to land administration. This is because our philosophy of land management is wrong.  Processing  title deeds as  quickly as possible and expediting the process of conducting searches in Land Registries is considered the hallmark of a  successful land management  system.  We set  ambitious    […]

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ROLE OF DEVELOPMENT CONTROL IN ADDRESSING WATER SHORTAGE.

By  T.W Mwangi – Registered Physical Planner

One of the effects of climate change is unreliability of climate and weather patterns. In the recent past rainfall patterns have been erratic, resulting in water shortages. Agriculture, industrial and domestic water supply were affected . Water vending business has boomed but at what cost to public health?

As a […]

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The Joint Technical Committee (JTBC) for the Kenya-Tanzania Boundary Meeting in Mombasa Currently Ongoing

A meeting of the Joint Technical Committee (JTBC) for the Kenya- Tanzania boundary has officially started at the Mombasa Beach Hotel on May 6th 2017. The Director of Survey, Dr. Cesare Mbaria is at the Head of the Kenyan Delegation while the Tanzanian Delegation is led by Mrs. Elizabeth Mrema. The meeting is a follow […]

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Fast- track disbursement of uncollected Titles to beneficiaries, land’s PS, Dr. Muraguri urges the Bomet Local Administration

By Joseph K. Mwangi and Bryanne Onsoti,

Bomet, Wednesday, 26 th April, 2017 … Lands and Physical Planning PS, Dr. Nicholas Muraguri has urged the local administrations of Bomet County to work with land officers to ensure uncollected title deeds amounting to 16,000 are disbursed to their owners. The new Lands PS spoke at Sotik Primary […]

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