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Land tenure and violent conflict in Kenya

Judi Wangalwa Wakhungu

Land tenure and violent conflict in Kenya

in the context of local, national, and regional legal and policy frameworks : consultative conference proceedings report

by Judi Wangalwa Wakhungu

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Published by African Centre for Technology Studies in Nairobi .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Land use,
  • Planning,
  • Government policy,
  • Land tenure

  • Edition Notes

    Statementreport prepared by Judi Wakhungu, Elvin Nyukuri and Chris Huggins
    ContributionsNyukuri, Elvin, Huggins, Christopher, African Centre for Technology Studies
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD983.Z63 W25 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 29 p. :
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25043408M
    ISBN 10996641150X
    LC Control Number2010305783

    2. Mapping2 of violent conflict in Kenya Kenya is the seventh most violent country in the ACLED (Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project) dataset, with just over 3, recorded politically violent events between and September (Dowd & Raleigh, , p. 1).File Size: 1MB. More frequent droughts have exacerbated resource conflicts between Pokomo farmers and Orma herders in the Tana River Delta, Kenya. Pressures from outside investors and rising tensions in the run-up to the Kenyan elections have further fuelled this dispute. The government’s apparent unwillingness to intervene in the conflict has caused additional grievances on both sides and prevented an.

    Privately-owned land comprised 6 percent of the total land area in ; government land, formerly crown lands, was about 20 percent of the total and included national parks, forest land and alienated and unalienated land. Trust land is the most extensive type of tenure, comprising 64 percent of the total land area in (20).   North-West Kenya's Mount Elgon district has since the s been the arena of a lurking land access conflict which boiled up at the very heart of the Sabaot community, the majority ethnic group in.

      "Insecure land tenure and property rights and the inequitable access to land and natural assets are two of the leading triggers of violent conflict, population displacement, the over-exploitation. ADDIS ABEBA – The African Union (AU) Declaration on Land Issues and Challenges, the AU Declaration of committing – as the African Women’s Decade and the AU 30 per cent target for documented land rights in women’s names by , are important messages from leaders on the continent that empowering women through tenure security is a necessary condition for equity and the .


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Land tenure and violent conflict in Kenya by Judi Wangalwa Wakhungu Download PDF EPUB FB2

In Augustthe African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS) launched the inception phase of a project on Land Tenure and Violent Conflict in Kenya. Land is a structural cause of conflict: Land can be both a source of vulnerability and a trigger.

• Land sustains conflict: Land of high-value sustains insurgencies and warring factions. Warring parties compete for control. • Land post-conflict: Prior competition for land may remain unresolved, and war often creates now conflict. Conflict. A Historical Review of Land Tenure Reforms in Kenya Gordon Abstract: Land Tenure is a collection of relationships which exist between members of a society by virtue of their occupation and use of land [Ezigbalike and Benwell, ].

These relationships are dynamic and change with cultural. Land rights and conflict in Africa addresses these questions and many more in her new book, and that these forms of conflict vary based on local land tenure institutions like citizenship Author: Laura Seay. over land ownership, rights, access, use and degradation.

In this paper, we test the hypothesis that information asymmetries among various principals in land tenure and market systems have caused the marginalisation of some principals by others, leading to confrontation and, frequently, violent Size: KB. The conclusion flowing from this discussion of land and conflicts in Kenya are that: The land tenure regimes inherited from colonial rule are still a major source of land-related conflicts which need to be revisited in order to address cases of historical injustices that manifest themselves in the form of squatters, absentee landlordism, land.

This brief first examines the causes of land-related conflict, then examines how the issues and opportunities change through the conflict cycle: before, during, and after violent conflict.

This approach gives less attention to staples of the post-conflict land literature such as restitution and dispute management, but provides a more robust. Post-conflict countries often grapple with unresolved and continuing tensions over land.

Refugee return and restitution processes can give rise to disputes that threaten to escalate into broader conflict.

Collier and Hoeffler () find that one legacy of. In Augustthe African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS) launched the inception phase of a project on Land Tenure and Violent Conflict in Kenya. In the aftermath of the early post-election violence, it became clear that issues related to land tenure were perceived by many experts as key to understanding the root causes and dynamics.

Land and Conflict The United Nations Interagency Framework Team for Preventive Action TOOLKIT AND GUIDANCE FOR PREVENTING AND MANAGING LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES. Among the cited causes of land conflicts are weak or non-existent formal land institutions and the failure of current customary land tenure systems to resolve conflicts (Donge & Pherani, ;Fred.

THE EFFECTS OF EXISTING LAND TENURE SYSTEMS ON LAND USE IN KENYA TODAY Chege WAIGANJO and Paul E. NGUGI, Kenya Key words: Land use, Tenure, Freehold, Leasehold, Customary. INTRODUCTION Concern about land tenure and its impact on land use as well as the management of natural resources is not a recent phenomenon in Kenya and indeed in the File Size: 40KB.

Violent conflict often forces people to flee their homes in search for safety. But when the fighting ends, changes in land distribution and transformations in property rights often leaves a significant proportion of the affected population having to claim or re-claim access to.

It covers land information system design, innovative data capture tools and techniques, and algorithms and approaches to support land consolidation and pastoralist land administration. The book also evaluates the outcomes of approaches specifically geared toward workflow design, land use changes, land tenure perceptions, conflict reduction, and.

Post-conflict Land Tenure Issues in Bosnia: Privatization and the Politics of Reintegrating the Displaced Rhodri C.

Williams : Land resources and conflict, Allan Cain es and Legal Reform in Iraq: The Iraqi Civil Code, International Standards for the Treatment of Displaced Persons and the Art of Attainable Solutions Dan E.

1 Summaries of land tenure categories and governing laws in Kenya Snapshot of land tenure categories and governing laws in Kenya Summary of applicable law for each land tenure category 2 Private land table 3 Public land table 4 Community land table 5 Forest land table.

Download Citation | Clashing Claims: Neopatrimonial Governance, Land Tenure Transformation, and Violence at Enoosupukia, Kenya | This article revisits a case of violent conflict at Enoosupukia Author: Scott Matter.

Much of the violence was linked to a long history of land conflicts dating back to Kenya’s colonial period when German and then British policies forced people from their customary land and pitted one ethnic group against the other.

after independence inthe fundamentals of the colonial land tenure system remained in place, including. LAND TENURE AND ADMINISTRATION IN AFRICA: LESSONS OF EXPERIENCE AND EMERGING ISSUES Lorenzo Cotula, Camilla Toulmin and Ced Hesse February Copies of this publication can be obtained from: SMI (Distribution Services) Ltd, P.O.

BoxStevenage, Hertfordshire SG1 4TP Tel: +44Fax: [email protected] by: Insecurity of land tenure and its impact on the environments of Muyeye, Malindi, Kenya i INSECURITY OF LAND TENURE AND ITS IMPACT ON THE ENVIRONMENTS OF MUYEYE, MALINDI, KENYA. BY ODUNDO ENOCK CHAWERE B63// A THESIS SUBMITTED IN.

Land Tenure and Violent Conflict in Published on 17 July Modified on 26 July By Super User downloads Download (pdf, MB).The notion of Kenya as a ticking time bomb is prevalent within the local population.

There is a widespread expectation that violent conflict could erupt even before the elections as the long-standing grievances that fueled violence in –08, and were merely sup-pressed during the general elections, have not been resolved.Land Conflicts in Kenya: Causes, Impacts, and Resolutions current land tenure systems in Africa may not be well-equipped to resolve such conflicts (Cotula, Toulmin, and Hesse, ; van Donge, ).

study and provides descriptive information about land conflicts in rural Kenya.