LAPSSET Challenges and possible solutions part 2

26th December 2018

LAPSSET Challenges and possible solutions part 2   Read More: Trade meat in South Korea is shrinking Sharing is Caring:0

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Modica Area in Garissa at the Junction to Modogashe town. The two areas will be affected by LAPSSET Corrodor projects

LAPSSET Corridor Projects Updates

6th April 2018

LAPSSET Corridor Projects Updates LAPSSET are initials which means Lamu Port Southern Sudan Ethiopia Transport Corridor infrastructure development projects. These mega LAPSSET Corridor projects were launched by the then president of Kenya Mr. Mwai Kibaki and his counterparts from Uganda, South Sudan and Ethiopia. The project launch happened in Lamu County which is the epicenter […]

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FILE PHOTO: President Uhuru Kenyatta's visit to Lamu Port, one of the LAPSSET Corridor Projects.

197,000 acres of land to be acquired for Lapsset Projects in Kenya

15th January 2018

197,000 acres of land to be acquired for Lapsset Projects in Kenya The chairman of National Land Commission (NLC) Prof. Mohamed Swazuri has confirmed that the land acquisition process for LAPSSET Projects in Kenya is beginning this week, reported the Daily Nation newspaper. The regions under the LAPSSET Projects in Kenya corridor are: Garissa, Isiolo, Lamu, […]

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What is LAPSSET?

17th December 2017

What is LAPSSET? Sharing is Caring:0

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The civil society leaders from around Garissa County deliberating on matters of County Planning and budgeting

Possible Challenges and Effects of LAPSSET Corridor Projects on People of Garissa County 

23rd November 2017

Possible Challenges and Effects of LAPSSET Corridor Projects on People of Garissa County  ANTICIPATED CHALLENGES Looming evictions Compulsory land acquisitions Accidents during construction Rapid population growth due to migration of people in search of job opportunities at the LAPSSET projects sites. Wildlife-human conflicts Loss of livelihoods Speculation on land by economic and political elites for […]

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Acquiring Land for Investments in Kenya

17th October 2016

A Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) called Land Development and Governance Institute (LDGI) released a report on Wednesday. The report was titled: “Large Scale Land Acquisition for Investment in Kenya.”  The report revealed that there are cartels who are bribing government land officials to get title deeds on land that will be acquired for LAPSSET corridor projects. […]

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Isiolo resort city, Lake Turkana resort City, Lokichokio Airport,

Understanding the LAPSSET Corridor Project

10th September 2016

  Photo: The Artistic Impression of Isiolo City Resort  The ground breaking for the Lamu Port South Sudan Ethiopia Transport (LAPSSET) corridor project took place on 2nd March 2012. The project intends to link Kenya to Southern Sudan and Ethiopia through construction of highways, pipelines and railways.  It is estimated that the project will contribute […]

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