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Title:Large Scale Land Acquisitions for Investment in Kenya: Is the participation and benefits of affected local communities meaningful, and equitable? - A case study of the situation in Lamu, Isiolo and Siaya counties
Authors:Kibugi, R.
Mwathane, I.
Makathimo, M.
Year:2016
City:Nairobi
Publisher:Land Development and Governance Institute
Geographic term:Kenya
Discipline:Geography
Subjects:Lamu
Land - tenure
Land - use
Abstract:The paper examines the pace of land acquisitions in terms of creating legislative and policy options to safeguard local communities that are directly affected, including compensation for land that is taken, and protecting community interests in the socio-economic and environmental continuum of investment projects, from design to implementation. The absence or weakness of formal landholding and land registration systems was evident in most research sites in Isiolo and Lamu. Putting in place a programme for regularization of tenure rights for those without title is important for enhancing the security of tenure of people affected by compulsory acquisition and land grabbing. (Report Summary).
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