Ministry of Lands Environment & Natural Resources

 

 

County Executive Committee Member

Coming soon......

 

County Chief Officer

Mr Kenneth Mwaita

 

COMPOSITION OF THE MINISTRY & FUNCTIONS

The land sector consist of Physical Planning and surveys which have been devolved to the county and Land Registry ,Land Valuation and Land Adjudication and settlement which are under the National Land Commission.

PHYSICAL PLANNING

Enhance the use of spatial and urban plans to guide development at the county:

  • Produce county spatial plan and Town and other areas plans.
  • County Headquarters planning.

LAND ADJUDICATION AND SETTLEMENT

Settles the landless and provide land security on customary land:

  • Complete all on-going adjudication and settlement sections and declare new adjudication sections.

LAND REGISTRATION

Issuance title deed to all registered section:

  • Computerization of land registry.
  • Community education on the need for collection of land title deeds.

SURVEYS AND MAPPING

Modernization of survey services:

  • Procurement of modern equipment.
  • Digitizing land maps.

 

ENVIRONMENT

Rehabilitation of dragraded areas such as hills and rivers:

  • Mobilize communities around degraded sites in order to win their support for the projects.

Education and awareness:

  • Develop site specific environment management plan acceptable to all stakeholders.

Ensuring compliance on EIA/EA, waste, water quality and noise regulations:

  • Undertake interventions that will reduce degradation and provide livelihoods improvement to the surrounding communities on a sustainable basis.

Operationalize the environmental coordination and management act; Awareness creation on individual rights under the new Act; Promote alternative sources of energy; Reduce environment degradation to minimal levels:

  • Initiate aggressive Campaign on tree planting and reforestation;
  • Environmental Days and Awards;
  • Increase surveillance and enforcement of existing regulation on charcoal trade;
  • Resettlement of squatters on settlement schemes;
  • Increase surveillance and ensure enforcement of the EMCA ACT;
  • Increase education on integrated pest management and the extension services;
  • Aggressive Campaigns on proper waste disposal/management and use of biodegradable materials;
  • Promotion of an integrated Approach of conservation initiative;
  • Promotion of conservation initiatives focused on certain Catchment areas;
  • Emphasis on conservation for production or activities/outputs that farmers Can derive and share.

SANITATION IMPROVEMENT

Provide Proper infrastructure for solid and liquid waste management:

  • Source for financing and construction of sewage systems .

Increase toilet coverage:

  • Public education to change attitude.



FORESTRY

Promotion and protection of Forestry and biodiversity:

  • Gazeetment of forest Areas
  • Promotion of afforestation activities in forests and farm