News 2007

 

20 Mar 2007

Good news from Kenya

The Government of Kenya has entered into a loan agreement with the World Bank and therein recognizes that the Sengwer and the Ogiek are Indigenous Peoples. I the document, it actually undertakes to rehabilitate previously displaced forest communities. This is a binding agreement that will be useful if the two communities use it to pressure the Government to restore land rights.

Please find the whole report below

Republic of Kenya

Office of the President & Ministry of Water and Irrigation & Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources

INDIGENOUS PEOPLES PLANNING FRAMEWORK

for the

WESTERN KENYA COMMUNITY DRIVEN DEVELOPMENT AND FLOOD MITIGATION PROJECT and the NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT PROJECT


Final Report December 2006   ( PDF - 1MB )

Prepared by

Dr. Kai Schmidt-Soltau

Email: SchmidtSol@aol.com

Webpage: www.Schmidt-Soltau.de

 

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