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We have adjustments to make on spending on projects

Inevitably the pomp and chest-thumping of the launch of the standard gauge railway must give way to the reality of running it, and, of course, paying for its various costs. It is, therefore, a good time to reflect on a few of the facts and figures regarding the cost and,

KNCHR raises red flag on impact of Lamu mega projects

A government human rights watchdog has raised the red flag on the ongoing mega infrastructure projects in Lamu and wants MPs to intervene to protect local communities from “devastating effects”. The Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) has petitioned the parliamentary Committee on Environment and Natural Resources to investigate

The Mipakani Project: LAPSSET Open-Access Knowledge Base

The Mipakani Project is an open-access knowledge base covering the Lamu-South Sudan-Ethiopia Transport (LAPSSET) Corridor and other development initiatives in northern Kenya and bordering countries.  Since the Lamu coal plant is proposed to be constructed within the LAPSSET port area in Lamu, the Mipakani website is resourceful to track the

LAPSSET Impact Assessment Map

This map attempts to show the impact of the LAPSSET project on the surroundings. The Lamu coal plant will be located within the LAPSSET area in Lamu County and includes the construction of a “mega port”, a railway, oil pipelines, airports, and resort cities, among many other developments. This pilot

UNESCO Reactive Monitoring Mission to Lamu Old Town

The mission was undertaken in response to the World Heritage Committee (Decision 38 COM 7B.49), made at its 38th session in Doha (June 2014) in which they requested the State Party of Kenya to invite a joint World Heritage/ICOMOS/ICCROM reactive monitoring mission to the Lamu Old Town to follow-up on