Kenya: Indigenous Women and the LAPSSET Corridor in Laikipia and Isiolo counties

Unclear land tenure, overlapping land, land grabbing and creation of conservation is a major issue faced by the indigenous peoples living along the LAPSSET Corridor (Lamu Port Southern Sudan Ethiopia Transport Corridor). Most of these territories occupied by indigenous peoples often do not hold formal title to their lands and their land rights are therefore not recognized or protected by the governments, hence causing serious threat to indigenous peoples' livelihood.

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Date: 20/04/2016




Indigenous Peoples
Land Rights

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