Ministry of Lands & Mining

 

County Executive Committee Member

Hon. Mary Ndiga Kibuka ( Deputy Governor)

 

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.

MINES AND MINERALS

Audit of all zones of economic mineral potential, survey for quality and quantification, issue consents for mining and regulate all processes:

  • Source for partnerships to explore; zoning of potential parcels and leasing for exploitation. Make county laws to prevent continued exploitation by major investors.

GEMSTONE DEALERSHIP, PROCESSING AND VALUE ADDITION

Streamline mode of buy-sell activities, create zones for value addition like cutting, heating & acid-etching:

  • Create a zone/market to be identified with dealership, gemology and other similar activities.

NON MINERAL RESOURCES

Zone officially quarry and sand harvesting areas, introduce limits to harvesting clays for blending paint; marble, murram and other non-precious mineral mining to be vetted to prevent environmental disasters:

  • Sensitize communities on the benefit of organized and sustainable harvesting, regulate and legalize all forms of mining by introducing incentives of mutual participation. Charcoal, sand, ballast, hardcore and murram associations to be empowered.