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25 February 2022
Kenya

The Community Land Act, No. 27 of 2016 (the Act) came into force on 21 September 2016. The Act gives effect to Article 63 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 (the Constitution) which provides for the classification of land known as community land.

28 January 2022
Kenya

Pastoralist communities are effectively losing their rights to their communal lands through an obscure and predatory engagement process that involves conservation NGOs and self-seeking community leaders

2 December 2021
Sudan
Djibouti
Kenya
Somalia

The Inter-Governmental Authority on Development is pushing for gender parity in land ownership in the region.

EU Land Governance Capitalization Meeting
20 October 2021
Africa
Sudan
Burundi
Ethiopia
Kenya
Malawi
Uganda
Angola
Cameroon
Eswatini
Ghana
Guinea-Bissau
Côte d'Ivoire
Niger

With a total of 65 participants (37% women) from 14 countries (Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Kenya, Malawi, Niger, Pakistan, Sudan and Uganda) the 10th and last Capitalization Meeting of the EU Land Governance Transversal Project, was virtually delivered due to COVID-19.

AFP/Arquivos
7 October 2021
Africa
Kenya
As alterações climáticas estão a transformar milhões de pessoas em refugiados todos os anos. As inundações e secas recorrentes forçam-nas a abandonar as suas quintas, das quais dependem. É um problema complexo de escassez de terra, alterações climáticas, pobreza e falta de representação política. No Quénia, agricultores que perderam tudo apelam à construção de uma barragem.
Foto: © FAO/Luis Tato
6 October 2021
Kenya
Tanzania
Cameroon
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Liberia
United States of America

 


Farmers regreen Kenya’s drylands with agroforestry and an app
11 September 2021
Kenya

A Quarter of the world’s 4.4 billion hectares (10.9 million acres) of cropland is degraded, often due to drying, according to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO). Just over a hectare and a half, or 4 acres, of that dried-out land have for years been located at Benedict-

pound) bags of produce from a 0.8-hectare (2-acre) plot, whether the rains are adequate or not.

Baringo, Kwale, Laikipia, Kitui, West Pokot and Lamu are among counties at risk of severe food shortages.
9 September 2021
Kenya

Nairobi. President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday declared the drought ravaging parts of the country a national disaster.

The declaration comes just a month after the National Drought Management Authority (NDMA) said an estimated 2.1 million Kenyans face acute food shortage and would be in urgent need of assistance in the coming six months.

ctivist Okiya Omtatah at the Milimani Law Courts. FILE PHOTO | NMG
8 September 2021
Kenya

Activist Okiya Omtatah has moved to court to challenge a section of the law that limits the period within which victims of historical land injustices can make compensation claims.