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Top Academic Achievers Visits Lands Ministry.

Nairobi, July 30th 2017 … Sixty students from the Pupils Reward Scheme (PURES) on Thursday visited Ardhi House to familiarize themselves on how the Ministry operates.

PURES, a mentorship program for top students is the brainchild of President Uhuru Kenyatta and first lady, Margaret Kenyatta. Speaking during the students visit at Ardhi house, the scheme’s Director, […]

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Germany Supporting Kenya’s Technical Training Institutions

Nairobi Tuesday 20th June 2017… Kenya and Germany are in a partnership to support technical and vocational education in the country in which Germany’s technical and financial agencies; Kfw and GTZ are funding expansion of technical training institutions among them the Nairobi Technical Institute, Kiambu Institute of Science and Technology and Thika Technical Institute.

On Monday […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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