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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The Land Surveyors Board (LSB) meet to discuss challenges facing surveyors

By Brayanne Onsoti and Winnie Owidi

Nairobi, 23rdSeptember 2016…The Director of Surveys,Mr. Cesare Mbaria hasurged members of the Land Surveyors Board (LSB) to strictly uphold professional ethics in order to safeguard the reputation of the Survey profession.

Mr. Mbaria said there is need to expose the bad elements in the field including land brokers saying that land […]

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Israel IT Company exploring ways to partner with Survey of Kenya to enhance land Information Systems in Kenya

By Bryanne Onsoti

September 23rd 2016… The Director of Surveys, Mr. Cesare Mbaria says there is an urgent need to equip and operationalize the new Geospatial Data Center at the Survey of Kenya (SoK) headquarters in Ruaraka, Nairobi.

Mr. Mbaria further said there was also need to clean and reorganize Survey records.

The Director of Surveys said the […]

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Lands Ministry to work hand in hand with the Kenya Property Development (KPDA) to spur property development in the country

By Linnet Kibabu and Bryanne Onsoti

Nairobi­­ …Friday 15th September 2016… Landsand Physical Planning CS Prof. Jacob Kaimenyi has assured the Kenya Property Developers Association (KPDA) that his Ministry is working hard to ensure that land services to Kenyans were delivered on time.

Prof. Kaimenyi spoke when he received KPDA officials led by their Chairman Mr. Muchai […]

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Kenya and US to deepen Cooperation in re-engineering land reform processes

By Joseph K. Mwangi and Tabitha Thairu

Nairobi, 9th Sept, 2016…The US government is working closely with the Kenyan government through its Embassy in Nairobi and USAID in pushing forward the land reform agenda in the country.

Speaking during a consultative meeting with lands CS, Prof. Jacob Kaimenyi in his office at Ardhi house, USAmbassador to Kenya, […]

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