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Kenya and Governance Assessments

  • Capital: Nairobi
  • Population: 40046566
  • Size: 582650.0 Km2

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Empowering drylands women
Drylands Development Centre, UNDP 2014
The Integrated Drylands Development Programme (IDDP) is a global UNDP initiative to promote sustainable development in the drylands, and advance the implementation of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification. This topic brief highl...
Norway’s municipal international cooperation - results achieved and lessons learnt
J. Holm-Hansen / Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research 2015
Municipal International Cooperation (1997-2014) was a programme involving municipalities in Norway and the Global South. It was managed by the Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities (KS) and financed by the Ministry o...
Democratization in Kenya: Public dissatisfied with the benefit-less transition
J. Kivuva / Afrobarometer 2015
Africa’s transition to multiparty democracy has often been accompanied by a re-institutionalization of autocratic regimes and authoritarianism. This tension between the forces of progress and regression has become an enduring fe...
Navigating post-peace agreement plebiscites: Zimbabwe and Kenya’s 2013 elections
M. Mutisi / African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes 2013
Politicalviolence in Kenya and Zimbabwe dented the countries’ economies, attracted regional concern, and ultimately invited international attention. Furthermore, what brings forth this comparison consistently is that in 2008, bo...
Mediating to governments of national unity – a conflict transformative approach
G. Maina / African Centre for Constructive Resolution of Disputes 2011
With upcoming elections in Zimbabwe and Kenya in 2011 and 2012 respectively, now is an opportune time to take stock of the role played by GNUs in those nations. It is imperative to ask whether there has been less political tension bec...
Does the African middle class defend democracy?
N. Cheeseman / Afrobarometer 2014
Barrington Moore’s famous line “no bourgeoisie, no democracy” is one of the most quoted claims in political science. But has the rise of the African middle class promoted democratic consolidation? This paper uses the...
Urban Land Markets in East Africa
p. Syagga 2011
The cities in the East African region are characterised by rapid urbanisation and uncontrolled spatial sprawl, with large informal settlements and inadequate service provision. The research study investigates how urban land markets op...
Kenya: democracy and political participation
K. Kanyinga 2014
This discussion paper provides a comprehensive review of the state of democracy and popular participation in Kenya. It presents a narrative of a nation’s ambition to journey into a new era of democratisation aided by a new const...
Evolving customary institutions in the Drylands: an opportunity for devolved natural resource governance in Kenya?
D. Tari; J. Pattison / International Institute for Environment and Development 2014
Improved governance of natural resources is crucial for building climate resilient livelihoods and economies in Africa’s drylands. This paper looks at why the authority and capacity of customary natural resource management insti...
Balancing competing obligations: the Rome Statute and AU decisions
M.D. Plessis; C. Gevers / Institute for Security Studies 2011
This paper underlines the claimed conflict between African states’ binding obligations imposed by the Rome Statute and their binding obligations imposed by the decisions of the African Union (AU). The paper highlights tha...
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