Month: March 2017

BUDGET ANALYSIS 2017-18

BUDGET ANALYSIS 2017-18

During the week of Feb 21, 2017, civil society organizations and citizens convened to discuss the 2017/18 Budget Estimates and to prepare this memorandum for Parliament’s Budget and Appropriations Committee. Below are the findings: Budget Analysis 2017-18 Final

EVICTIONS PROCEDURES AS IN THE LAND LAWS AMMENDMENT ACT 2016

EVICTIONS PROCEDURES AS IN THE LAND LAWS AMMENDMENT ACT 2016

Constitution of Kenya 2010 in Chapter Four, that is the bill of rights and other provisions have a direct impact on right to housing in general and particularly on evictions. Article 10 on national values and principles of governance include among others commitment to human dignity and human rights including non-discrimination and protection of the […]

SUBMISSION OF MEMORANDA ON THE HOUSING (AMENDMENT) BILL 2017

SUBMISSION OF MEMORANDA ON THE HOUSING (AMENDMENT) BILL 2017

The Housing Amendment Bill 2017 seeks to amend the Housing Act. The Committee invites interested members of the public to submit any representation on the Bill. This can be through clerk of the National Assembly P.O Box 41842-00100 Nairobi, email clerk@parliament.go.ke or hand delivered to the office.

ADVOCATING FOR INCREASED RESOURCE ALLOCATION IN GARISSA COUNTY

ADVOCATING FOR INCREASED RESOURCE ALLOCATION IN GARISSA COUNTY

According to the Annual Implementation report FY 2015/2016 Garissa County has a budget of Ksh. 7.4 billion out of which Ksh. 4.1 billion is recurrent and Ksh. 3.3 billion. Conditional grants were budgeted to be Ksh. 531.21 million and Ksh. 500 million for local sources. At the end of the year, the Garissa County had […]

IDENTIFICATION OF KEY PARTNERS WORKING ON HEALTH IN KAKAMEGA COUNTY

IDENTIFICATION OF KEY PARTNERS WORKING ON HEALTH IN KAKAMEGA COUNTY

The devolution of health care service provision to counties anticipated a robust and improved service delivery to citizens. It envisioned a system that ensures access to the highest standards of health, affordable and efficient. Further, devolution was expected to bring resources closer to citizens and provide engagement and participation platforms that ensure collective planning, prioritizing […]

IDENTIFICATION OF KEY PARTNERS WORKING ON HEALTH IN MOMBASA COUNTY

IDENTIFICATION OF KEY PARTNERS WORKING ON HEALTH IN MOMBASA COUNTY

Mombasa County is one of the many counties in Kenya facing severe health challenges. There are a myriad of unreported cases of violation of the right to health for many citizens who rely heavily on public health systems. Although the devolution of health services was seen as away to bring services closer to the needy, […]

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT FORUM IN KWALE COUNTY

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT FORUM IN KWALE COUNTY

In Kenya, Kwale County is home to ilmenite, rutile and Zircon among other minerals. These minerals are mined by the Base Titanium Limited, a 100% owned subsidiary of Base Resources Limited. The mining activities play a great role in terms of changing the community social dynamics. It also exposes the local communities to harassment by […]