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has attributed poor progress of mappingin Africa to lack of qualified and experienced human resource together with outdated surveying and mapping technologies.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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Audit of Lands Ministry by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) begins

By Joseph K. Mwangi and Lavendah Atieno

Nairobi 15th August 2016….The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) has formed a 12-member team to audit systems, procedures, policies and practices at the Lands ministry which would take four months.

Lands Ministry is ranked the third mostcorrupt institution in the Country by Transparency International.

Speaking during the launch of the audit […]

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KCB Development Club forum

Lands Secretary,Mr. Peter Kahuho Friday represented Lands CS, Prof.Jacob Kaimenyi at the KCB development club forum club at the Panafric Hotel in Nairobi.Mr Kahuho said the government was speeding up land registration and transfer processes by digitalizing all land documents and reducing the valuation of stamp duty period from 21 days to 3 days.The lands […]

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Lands CS Prof.Jacob Kaimenyi meets land Officers from Meru and Tharaka Nithi Counties to look for ways to tackle Land Problems facing the region.

 

By Lavendah Atieno and Bryanne Onsoti

Nairobi 4th August 2016…Lands Cabinet Secretary Prof. Jacob Kaimenyi says his ministry will strive to ensure that land officers across the country are well facilitated to ensure they offer quality services to wananchi.

Prof. Kaimenyi spoke when he met Land Adjudication and Settlement Officers (CLASOs) from both Meru and TharakaNithiCounties at […]

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Lands Ministry to partner with LSK in enhancing reforms in the land sector

 

By Joseph K. Mwangi

 

Nairobi, 01 Aug. 16 2016 … The Ministry of Lands and Physical Planning has put in place measures to handle urgent cases during the two months’ period the ministry will be involved in digitizing 13 land registries across the country.

 

Lands Cabinet Secretary, Prof. Jacob Kaimenyi emphasised that digitization of land records was […]

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