Climate Change and Indigenous Peoples: The Search for Legal Remedies (eds. R. S. Abate and E. A. Kronk)

Editors Randall S. Abate and Elizabeth Ann Kronk Keywords environment, climate change, environmental law, law – academic, environmental law, human rights, law and development, politics and public policy, human rights, Asia, Kenya, Arctic, South America, Pacific Island Nations, Australia, New Zealand, Africa, indigenous rights, sovereignty, climate justice, adaptation, equality, water rights, Aboriginal communities Abstract Indigenous […]

Public Regulation of the Use of Private Land: Opportunities & Challenges in Kenya (N. Sifuna)

Author Nixon Sifuna Keywords Kenya, land use control, local management institutions, police power, private land, public intervention, public trust doctrine, state regulation Abstract In Kenya land is not only one of the most valuable belongings of any person, but a natural heritage that sustains all life forms and one that has to pass on from […]

Integration of smallholder wetland aquaculture–agriculture systems (fingerponds) into riparian farming systems on the shores of Lake Victoria, Kenya: socio-economics and livelihoods

Author(s) J Kipkemboi A.A. Van Dam M.M. Ikiara P. Denny Keywords Kenya, wetlands, integrated aquaculture production, socio-economic analysis, livelihoods, food security, fingerponds Abstract This paper presents the results of experimental fingerponds: an integrated flood recession aquaculture–agriculture production system in the Lake Victoria wetlands in Kenya. The overall aim of the study is to assess the […]

Using Eminent Domain Powers to Acquire Private Lands for Protected Area Wildlife…(N. Sifuna)

Author Nixon Sifuna Keywords Compensation, compulsory acquisition, eminent domain, opportunity cost, parks, private lands, protected areas, tourism, wildlife Abstract Under Kenyan law, the provisioning for eminent domain is in the Constitution, as well as in legislation. Exercising these powers, the State may compulsorily acquire private lands, provided the acquisition is for a public good and […]