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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The Regional Center for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) in Nairobi key in application of geo-information technologies for sustainable development in Africa

By Joseph K. Mwangi& Winnie Owidi

Nairobi, 9th Sept, 2016…The Director of Surveys,Mr. Cesare Mbaria has attributed poor progress of mappingin Africa to lack of qualified and experienced human resource together with outdated surveying and mapping technologies.

“This hampers the progress of mapping on the continent for effective production of geospatial products and services for sustainable social-economic […]

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US Ambassador to Kenya,Robert Godec holds a consultative meeting with Lands CS, Prof.Jacob Kaimenyi

US Ambassador to Kenya,Robert Godec Tuesday held a consultative meeting with Lands CS, Prof.Jacob Kaimenyi at his Ardhi house office.

The two discussed a host of issues hinging on collaboration between the two countries in the implementation of lands reforms in Kenya.

The US envoy was accompanied by USAID economic growth dep.officer, Prof.Michael Nicholson.NLC chairman, Prof.Muhammad Swazuri […]

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President Uhuru Kenyatta issues title deeds in Msambweni,Kwale county

President Uhuru Kenyatta Saturday issued 1526 title deeds at Kikoneni in Msambweni,Kwale county to Kasemeni residents.

The beneficiaries who are former squatters expressed their gratitude to the government for issuing them with this vital land ownership document.

The President was accompanied by among others,lands CS,Prof.Jacob Kaimenyi and his PS, Arch Mariamu el Maawy.

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The Directorate of Criminal Investigations to helpfight fraud in the lands docket

By Joseph K. Mwangi

 

Nairobi, Aug 26, 2016 …The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (CID) has joined hands with the lands Ministry in the fight against fraud in the lands docket.

Speaking during a meeting called at Ardhi house to lay strategies to fight the vice at the Ministry, the CID Director, Mr. Ndegwa Muhoro assured lands CS, […]

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Kaimenyi flags of titling teams to Counties for adjudication work

 

Nairobi, FridayAugust 19,2016 ….Lands CS,Prof.Jacob Kaimenyi on Friday flagged off 17 RRI titling teams at the National Titling Center (NTC) in Ruaraka to go and complete adjudication work in among other counties;Siaya,Homa-Bay,Migori,Baringo, Tharaka-Nithi,Mwingi,Elgeyo Marakwet and Taita-Taveta.

Upon completion, the two-week exercise is expected to yield additional titles towards achieving the target of 600,000 title deeds during […]

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The Institution of Surveyors of Kenya (ISK) Courtesy Partnering with Lands Ministry in Creating Public Awareness about Land Reforms

By Lavendah Atieno and Wanjiru Kibabu

Nairobi 15th August 2016… The Ministry of Lands and Physical Planning isworking with the Institution of Surveyors of Kenya (ISK) increating awareness to the public through outreach activities, including the land reforms and policy related research.

Lands Cabinet Secretary Prof. Jacob Kaimenyi says his ministry recognizes the importance of Non-State Actors […]

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