Ministry of lands Launches Strategic plan 2023-2027

March 18, 2024



Lands Cabinet Secretary Hon. Alice Wahome this morning presided over the launch of the Ministry’s Strategic Plan for the period 2023-2027. The CS was accompanied by PSs Hon. Generali Nixon Korir (Lands and Physical Planning), Joel Arumonyang (Public Works) and Charles Hinga Mwaura (Housing and Urban Development).
The Strategic Plan will guide the Ministry’s implementation of activities, projects and programmes for the next five years.

Speaking during the launch at Safari park hotel this morning, CS Wahome said the Strategic Plan will promote job and wealth creation through affordable housing, security land tenure, enhanced revenue collection, and sector value chains promoting the country’s national Gross Domestic Product(GDP) for improved livelihoods.
The CS said that the plan which is aligned to the Kenya Vision 2030 and the Bottom Up Economic Transformation Agenda (BETA) is not only a collection of objectives but a commitment to the Kenyans.
“The Ministry aims to deliver a host of promises to the citizens, focusing on transformative outcomes. It pledges to streamline and enhance land management processes, ensuring efficient and transparent land administration,” said the CS.
In the realm of Public Works, CS Wahome noted, the Ministry commits to robust infrastructure development, fostering connectivity and accessibility for citizens across the nation.
She highlited that in the housing sector, the plan aspires to implement policies and initiatives that remote affordable and sustainable housing solutions.
Lands PS said his State Department is committed to digitize records in all land offices, develop a national land cadastre and Standardize Land Value Index among other commitments.
“We are committed to do registration and issuance of more than 2 million title deeds,” said PS Korir.
According to The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations’ Country Representative in Kenya Ambassador Carla Mucavi, the Digital Land Governance Programme seeks to reinforce the government efforts to improve food and nutrition security, livelihoods
and promote sustainable development through equitable and secure
access, and management of land as per Vision 2030.
“We have seen notable achievements of the land governance programme, development and launch of the National Land Information Management System (NLIMS), Ardhisasa.and improvement of the customer service center at the Ministry of Lands and Physical Planning,” noted Mucavi.
National Lands Commission chairman Mr. Gershom Otachi and European Union representative Myra Bernadi
also spoke at the launch ceremony.

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