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DISSEMINATING FINDINGS OF THE CASE OF LAPSSET REPORT

DISSEMINATING FINDINGS OF THE CASE OF LAPSSET REPORT

Hakijamii conducted the study on “The tension on human rights and development; The case of LAPSSET in Isiolo County” in May 2017 with the main aim of examining how implementation of the LAPSSET Corridor Project has affected the economic and socio-cultural rights of the locals living along the corridor in Isiolo County. The study was […]

INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DAY EVALUATION

INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DAY EVALUATION

On  10th December 2017, Hakijamii in collaboration with other Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) organized the International Human Rights Day (IHRD) celebration in Kisumu. Other organizations also lined up various activities to mark this day. It is against this back drop that an evaluation meeting was organized to further discuss human rights issues that were emerging. […]

HOUSING HAS LOST ITS CURRENCY AS A UNIVERSAL HUMAN RIGHT

HOUSING HAS LOST ITS CURRENCY AS A UNIVERSAL HUMAN RIGHT

Adequate and affordable housing features as one of the president’s key big four agenda to be tackled in the next five years by his government. This  important commitment given the state of housing in Kenya is nothing to celebrate about at the moment. Informal settlements are sprawling by the day with no essential basic services […]

SENSITIZATION FORUM IN MERTI – ISIOLO

SENSITIZATION FORUM IN MERTI – ISIOLO

The Lamu Port South Sudan Ethopia Transport (LAPSSET) initiative was jointly launched by the Kenya, Ethopia and South Sudan governments in March 2012. The mega project consists of infrastructure projects in Isiolo such as Interregional Highways (Lamu to Isiolo, Isiolo to Juba,Isiolo to Addis Ababa and Lamu to Garsen), Interregional Standard Gauge Railway lines (Lamu […]

RTEI: NEW PARTNERS

RTEI: NEW PARTNERS

Hakijamii is now a  partner, representing Kenya in the Right to Education Index group. RTEI monitors the realization of the right to education for everyone, everywhere. The RTEI 2018 research partners will collect data to monitor their country’s satisfaction of the right to education from March 1st to April 30th. RTEI 2018 data will be shared in […]

AN OPEN LETTER TO MOMBASA RESIDENTS ON PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

AN OPEN LETTER TO MOMBASA RESIDENTS ON PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

Dear Mombasa Residents, Welcome to 2018. In this letter, I will take you on a journey down memory lane on issues of public participation on policy-making in Mombasa County. Let’s start by reviewing the relevant laws, regulations and policies on public participation. Later on we will check on challenges and best practices on the forums […]

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION CALL

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION CALL

If you are in Nairobi, you are invited to take part in the Public participation forum on County Fiscal Strategy Paper 2018/19 and the Medium Term Expenditure Framework for the period 2018/19-2020/21. The venue locations are below:  

Consultancy Call – State of Housing in Kenya

Consultancy Call – State of Housing in Kenya

In our quest to effectively deliver on our mandate, we embrace in-depth analysis and research on our core areas of work. It is in this regard that we intend to a conduct a research paper on the State of Housing in Kenya. The main objective of the research is to understand the dynamics around urbanization, […]

The case of LAPSSET in Isiolo County

The case of LAPSSET in Isiolo County

Hakijamii carried out a research study to examine the effect of Lamu Port South Sudan Ethiopia Transport (LAPSSET) project on economic and socio-cultural rights of the communities living along the project corridor in Isiolo County. The project which is part of Kenya’s Vision 2030 program is planned to cover 1700 km from Lamu to Southern […]

Discussing Participatory Budgeting with Rwanda CSOs

Discussing Participatory Budgeting with Rwanda CSOs

On 17th January 2017, we hosted a delegation from Rwanda – CLADHO, NTA (National Taxpayers Association) and representatives of the media to discuss strategies used by organizations on participatory budgeting in Kenya.