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Isiolo Leaders meet Lands PS over Community Land Registration

Registration of community land has long been an aspiration for local communities in Isiolo. It is against this backdrop that teams from the County Government executive and the legislature led by County Assembly Speaker Hon. Mohamed Roba, accompanied by Majority Leader and Chair of Land Committee Hon. Major Jillo, CEC Lands & Physical Planning Mr. Yussuf Dahir, County attorney Mr. Hashim met PS Lands & Physical Planning Hon. Nixon Korir on Tuesday.

The Hon. Roba-led team discussed the work plan for community land registration and titling exercise. They also discussed leases for Isiolo Township. Speaking in the meeting, Hon. Roba briefed the PS that the county government of Isiolo was ready and committed to working with the Ministry of Lands to achieve registration of community land.

PS Korir assured the delegation of total support from the ministry and affirmed that a new community registrar would be posted immediately. He also assigned a technical team that is going to work closely with the county government to accelerate the process. The leaders further agreed to fast-track a subsequent meeting with County leadership.

Husna Mubarak FAO representative was also assured of full support towards the digitization of land records and community land registration.

Drylands Learning and Capacity Building Initiative has a lot of experience in Community land, focusing on promoting the review of community land registration regulations and the full implementation of the Community Land Act. It has also increased efforts to resolve land disputes.