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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Lands CS Prof. Jacob Kaimenyi pleased with work of the Taskforce on formulation of regulations to operationalize the new Land Laws

By Edna Amollo and Bryanne Onsoti

 

Nairobi, Friday 6thApril 2017….Lands and Physical Planning CS,Prof. Jacob Kaimenyi has commended members of the Taskforce formulating the new land laws for doing a very commendable job within a short time.

 

Prof. Kaimenyi said that the draft regulations will take into account transactions to be undertaken in future through an online […]

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PRINCIPAL SECRETARY’S OFFICIAL HANDING OVER

The out going principal secretary Arch. Mariamu eL maawy  officially hands over the lands ministry to the incoming principal secretary Dr. Nicholas Muraguri (former health ps).

Be results oriented, new Lands PS Dr. Nicholas Muraguri urges staff at the Lands Ministry.

By BryanneOnsoti and Dorcas Wambui

Nairobi, Friday 6th April 2017…The new Lands and Physical Planning PS, Dr. […]

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PRESS RELEASE:WORLD BANK LAND AND POVERTY CONFERENCE 2017

By Joseph K. Mwangi, Head/Public Communications unit

Nairobi, Friday, 31 March 2017…The World Bank AnnualLand and Poverty Conference ended in Washington D.C, USAlast weekwith most presenters highlightingchallenges posed to developing nations by big mining and agricultural industries that are using technology to gain access to remote regions.

This year’s focus was on the role of data and […]

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PRESS RELEASE

NAIROBI 3rd March 2017…lands and physical planning cabinet secretary Prof.Jacob Kaimenyi on Wednesday launched the first ever National Spatial Plan for the country at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre in Nairobi.

The National Spatial Plan (NSP) presents the country’s National Spatial Vision that will guide the use and management of land and land based resources and […]

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National Spatial Plan Document to be Launched Tomorrow

The national spatial plan document that will be launched tomorrow can be downloaded here

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Lands Ministry to double its efforts in facilitating provision of housing to Kenyans-CS Kaimenyi

By Edna Amollo and Bryanne

Nairobi, Feb 24th2017….Property development remains the best investment option in the country this year despite fears that political fever may slow it down, Lands and Physical Planning CS, Prof Jacob Kaimenyi has said.

“There is growing demand for high end residential and commercial developments in the country, which is highly competitive”, he […]

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