WESTLANDS CASE-ACTIONS BY MOLPP

Done internal investigations and identified those who were involved in the renewal of the lease which was registered in the name of another individual.
Sent on compulsory leave members of staff who hadn’t taken leave for a long time and requested the staff who were involved show cause why they shouldn’t be disciplined.
Handed […]

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13 registries to be finalized by the end of 2016, says Prof. Kaimenyi

By Bryanne Onsoti

Nairobi Fri 9th Dec… Land and Physical Planning Prof. Jacob Kaimenyi has said 13 registries will be digitized by the end of the year. Prof. Kaimenyi said that this will seal loopholes associated with the manual system of keeping land records.

”The digitization of land records is aimed at enhancing efficiency, taming corruption and […]

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Land reforms to empower citizens in areas with land injustices mining activities – Kaimenyi

By Bryanne Onsoti and Winnie Owidi

Nairobi 25th November 2016…Land CS Prof. Jacob Kaimenyi has said that the ongoing land reforms will empower citizens in areas with land injustices and extractive activities to make informed decisions concerning land and sustainable exploitation of minerals. The Lands CS said that the Government is in the process of sensitizing […]

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Kaimenyi attends RCMRD meeting in Kigali,Rwanda

The 10th Confererence of Ministers of the Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) has ended  in Kigali, Rwanda with Lands CS, Jacob Kaimenyi  telling the Conference that Kenya has among other achievements concluded the National Spatial Plan (NSP);
enacted the Land  Law (Amendment) Act 2016 and the Community Land Act 2016. Prof. Kaimenyi […]

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National Land Use policy set to be finalized and submitted to parliament, Says Lands CS Prof. Jacob Kaimenyi

By Bryanne Onsoti and Joseph K. Mwangi

 

Nairobi 11th Nov… Lands and Physical Planning CS, Prof. Jacob Kaimenyi says that his Ministry is set to have the National Land Use policy finalized and submitted to parliament for approval and eventual drafting as a sessional paper.

Prof. Kaimenyi spoke when he presided over a breakfast meeting at a […]

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Fast Track Implementation of the Geospatial Data Plan, Lands CS, Jacob Kaimenyi urges Survey department

By Bryanne Onsoti and Joseph K. Mwangi

Nairobi 4th Nov… Lands and Physical Planning CS, Prof. Jacob Kaimenyi says the Survey of Kenya needs to fast track the implementation of Geospatial Data plan process so as to catch up with our neighboring countries.

“The Ministry came up with the Geospatial Data plan in order to acquire data […]

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Lands Ministry to develop regulations to govern renewal of leases for foreigners-Kaimenyi

By Mary Anyango and Elvis Otieno

Nairobi 4th November 2016…  Lands and Physical Planning CS Prof. Jacob Kaimenyi has said His Ministry is developing regulations that will respond to state of land tenure  and renewal of leases for foreigners.

The lands CS said the role of Government is to provide an enabling environment that encourages the private […]

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Government to go out of the way to ensure women have a say on land ownership matters, says Kaimenyi

By Joseph K. Mwangi and Bryanne Onsoti

Nairobi, Friday 14th October… “Equitable access, transparent and cost effective administration of land and elimination of gender discrimination in law, customs and practices related to land and property is crucial in ensuring fair distribution of land,” Lands CS, Professor Jacob Kaimenyi has said.

Prof. Kaimenyi related lack of or limited […]

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Lands PS, Arch el Maawy calls for the formulation of clear guidelines for curriculum development in land governance

By Bryanne Onsotti/Collins Okello

Nairobi, Wednesday 28th September 2016…There is need for collaboration between the Government, thePrivate sectorand relevant stakeholders in formulating guidelines for curriculum developmentin land governance, says lands PS, Arch Mariamu el Maawy.

Arch Maawystressed the needto have practical land courses in institutions of higher learning and also the need to monitor the progress of […]

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County governments and private sector to partner in the provision of adequate housing to Kenyans.

By Mary Anyango/Morris Mule

Nairobi 28th, September 2016…Lands and Physical Planning Principal Secretary, Arch Mariamu el Maawy says that rapid population growth,land scarcity and high poverty levels are themain factors which hinder housing development in the country.

“The urban population in Kenya is set to increase by 65 per cent by 2030 and this will further increase […]

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