THE LEGAL STATUS OF LOCAL COMMUNITIES IN THE ACCESS TO MINERALS AND SHARING OF MINING BENEFITS: BEYOND EMPTY RHETORIC? By Hamisi Mgandi Lugogo

December 3, 2014

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ABSTRACT One of the key reasons for unsustainable use of resources is the lack of equity in the access to minerals and sharing of accruing benefits with local communities. Studies have rightly associated mining with perennial conflicts, increased poverty, massive environmental degradation, and blatant violation of human rights. In certain instances, mining has endangered the […]

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April 10, 2014

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Posts Tagged ‘nuru ya kwale’by Linda Raftree. ICTs, social media, local government and youth-led social audits Posted in accountability, activism, development, governance, Kenya, mapping, open government, participation, social media, transparency, YETAM, youth, youth media, tagged accountability, governance, Kenya, Kwale, nuru ya kwale, online and offline, open government, Plan Kenya, social audit, transparency, youth on February 27, […]

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STUDY REPORT OF THE KIBUYUNI MANGAWANI WATER PROJECT

December 6, 2013

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By Annah Gilbert Mwikali mwikalianne38@yahoo.com 1.1 The study Mkanda dam is located in Kibuyuni village, Mangawani location, Kubo division, which is in Matuga constituency of Kwale County. More specifically, it is located at the source of river Mkanda. The indigenous people here are largely the Duruma and Digo with some minority from the Kamba and […]

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If Kenya must turn East, how about embracing Thailand?

December 6, 2013

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By Donald B Kipkorirdkipkorir@ktk.co.ke  On Thursday, November 28, President Uhuru Kenyatta launched the new standard gauge railway Mombasa-Malaba-Kampala-Kigali line with branches to Kisumu and Juba. This principal line is about 2,935Km and costing about US$1.35 billion. It is now a cliché that true development cannot come without infrastructural development in roads, railways and power. And […]

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Do we need a medical college at Kwale?

February 10, 2012

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Kwale town is the proposed county headquaters of Kwale county . over the years the residents of Matuga constituency have been in dire need of of a medical institution .It is just  last year that every contituency was requested to hire twenty nurses  from within the constituency.funy enough is that only seven out of the […]

mahabara mwaluphamba secondary school

February 10, 2012

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Mwaluphamba secondary school laboratory.

mahabara hii ilifadhiliwa na pesa za LATF za baraza la kwale ikitazamiwa kutumika hasa wakati wa mtihani wa kidato cha nne mwaka wa 2010 lakini la kufurahisha ni kwamba hata kufikia leo jengo hilo limebaki ni picha tu ya kuonyesha wageni . Hii si kwa sababu walengwa hawataki kutumia lakini kwa sababu jengo lilivyo halistahili […]

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PROJECT MANAGEMENT COMMITTEES SHOULD BE TRAINED

February 10, 2012

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When the project management commitee PMC is formed  to look upon the projects that are under CDF, most members  are members  of community who dont have capacity to manage projects This is because the community lacks awareness on their rights and their roles towards active citizenship and sustainable development. The CDF has a 2% allocation for […]

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