The Place of Indigenous Communities | Published by ILEPA, Kenya | December 2015
Due to the negative consequence of lack of participatory development within Indigenous Peoples’ territories, international human rights mechanism, including the United Nations system arising from agitation from IPs, have established the concept of Free Prior Informed Consent (FPIC). Read more …
Know your rights, speak for your rights | Citizen participation in development discussion and practice | Published by ILEPA, Kenya | June 2015
The adoption of a new constitution in August 2010, has radically transformed the structure, organs and functions of government in Kenya in ways un-imagined before. Central in this transformation is the establishment of County governments. It’s hoped that the pamphlet will be a useful source of information. Read more …
Written by Yves Niyiragira, Executive Director of «fahamu», Kenya | February 2015
This short paper attempts to give a historical background to the birth of the current strong civil society in Kenya and briefly discusses the current threats and opportunities for the Kenyan civil society. It ends with an analysis that believes that the Kenyan civil society will continue being a strong player in the Kenyan society for a number of years to come.
Facilitating Participatory Budgeting in Kenya: A User Manual | Published by FAHAMU | June 2014
FAHAMU has developed this manual during the implemention of the participatory budgeting project in Kenya. Participatory budgeting allows citizens to be involved at different levels of decision making on maters related to public interests.