sand harvesting in makueni unty

sand harvesting in makueni unty

sand harvesting in makueni unty

  • Sand Conservation and Utilization Authority - makueni.go.ke

    Sand harvesting and trade gained popularity as a source of quick cash in Makueni and other arid and semi-arid areas that harbour high quality sand. With a rapidly growing construction industry in towns like Nairobi, Thika and Athi-river and the county’s proximity to these towns aided by the Nairobi Mombasa Highway increased sand harvesting from

  • Makueni residents hope for a solution to sand harvesting ...

    Escalating conflict over sand harvesting in Makueni County is among the issues President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to address when he visits the region this week.

  • With increased sand harvesting, we are now staring at a ...

    Sand harvesting at Isuuni River in Makueni County on January 10, 2014. As the construction industry booms, the demand for sand has soared. PHOTO NATION MEDIA GROUP

  • Matiliku residents in Makueni decry rampant sand harvesting

    Residents of Matiliku, Makueni County have raised concern over the rampant sand harvesting in Kikuo river. Led by Kikuo Water Resources and Users Association (WRUA) Antony Mutua, the residents decried the ongoing blatant illegal sand harvesting activities along the river and called on the county government to crack down on the sand harvesters.

  • IMPACTS OF INSTREAM SAND HARVESTING ON WATER

    This paper examines the impact of sand harvesting from rivers on the environment, water quality and quantity along Thwake River, Makueni County. Sand acts as a safe aquifer for water flowing below and through it. Removal of sand results in destruction of underground aquifers and loss of safe water.

  • Makueni sand wars slowly returning under curfew : The Standard

    Illegal sand harvesting along river banks in Makueni County is slowly creeping back, thanks to the dusk-to-dawn curfew imposed to curb the spread of Covid-19.

  • MAKUENI COUNTY GOVERNMENT PUBLIC... - Makuen Sand ...

    Following the suspension of sand harvesting in Makueni County, the County Government conducted a stakeholder’s forum at Kasikeu Ward on 26/04/2013, to find a way forward in relation to sustainable sand harvesting.

  • RESEARCH PROPOSAL ASSESSMENT OF SOCIO-ECONOMIC AND ...

    RESEARCH PROPOSAL ASSESSMENT OF SOCIO-ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF UNSUSTAINABLE SAND HARVESTING ALONG RIVER MUOONI, EMALI LOCATION, MAKUENI COUNTY

  • MAKUENI COUNTY GOVERNMENT PUBLIC... - Makuen Sand ...

    Following the suspension of sand harvesting in Makueni County, the County Government conducted a stakeholder’s forum at Kasikeu Ward on 26/04/2013, to find a way forward in relation to sustainable sand harvesting.

  • RESEARCH PROPOSAL ASSESSMENT OF SOCIO-ECONOMIC AND ...

    RESEARCH PROPOSAL ASSESSMENT OF SOCIO-ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF UNSUSTAINABLE SAND HARVESTING ALONG RIVER MUOONI, EMALI LOCATION, MAKUENI COUNTY

  • Matiliku residents in Makueni decry rampant sand harvesting

    Residents of Matiliku, Makueni County have raised concern over the rampant sand harvesting in Kikuo river. Led by Kikuo Water Resources and Users Association (WRUA) Antony Mutua, the residents decried the ongoing blatant illegal sand harvesting activities along the river and called on the county government to crack down on the sand harvesters.

  • Three killed while harvesting sand in Makueni: The Standard

    This happened barely months after the Makueni Governor Prof. Kivutha Kibwana challenged the new County Assembly to review the Makueni sand harvesting and utilization Act, 2015 to regulate sand ...

  • Sand harvesters turn prolific crop growers Daily Nation

    Mar 18, 2020  The sand harvesting trade started in the 1980s. Makueni County Sand Conservation and Utilisation Authority managing director Halinishi Yusuf singles out building of sand

  • AN ASSESSMENT OF THE CONTRIBUTION OF NATURAL

    Sand harvesting in Makueni County presents an opportunity for the youth in the County to change the conditions and improve the opportunities of their life. The County is said to have 64.3% of its population living in absolute poverty (Government of Kenya, Ministry of Devolution and Planning,

  • Sand mining: the deadly occupation attracting Kenya’s ...

    Aug 07, 2014  “Sand harvesting in Rift Valley is done along the riverbeds, which is of poor quality as compared to earth sand mining in parts of eastern Kenya, namely Machakos, Kitui and Makueni

  • MAKUENI - Sand harvesting ban still in place, says Kibwana

    Sand harvesting ban still in place, says Kibwana Thursday February 6 2014 Sand being harvested at Isuuni river, Mbooni east constituency, Makueni county on January 10, 2014.

  • Makueni residents hope for a solution to sand harvesting ...

    Makueni residents hope for a solution to sand harvesting wars as Uhuru visits A man was seriously injured as this lorry that was set on fire near Muuani River in Mukaa, Makueni County on December 2, 2016 during a confrontation between sand harvesters and youths opposed to the business.

  • Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Project ...

    Makueni County is the first within the region to pass regulations on Climate Change. It has partnered with: UKAID, Ada Consortium, Christian Aid and Anglican Development Services Eastern (ADSE). As a result, the County has been at a position of accessing 50M seed money for Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience. RELATED >> MAKUENI COUNTY CLIMATE CHANGE

  • He Who Controls the Sand: Kenya's Mining Mafias Pulitzer ...

    That was followed by the deadly retaliation on 20 December. And earlier this month, a Makueni County police officer was hacked to death by suspected sand miners. “The people harvesting the sand don’t care about the environmental consequences. All they want is the sand,” says Maneno. “Definitely the conflict will continue.”

  • Sand mining and related violence in Makueni County, Kenya ...

    KBC Channel 1, 2015. Sand harvesting has suddenly become a full time business in Makueni County, thanks to the ongoing construction of the Standard Gauge Railway. Young boys and girls are dropping out of school at an alarming rate to join the now lucrative trade. [click to view]

  • Sand harvesters turn prolific crop growers - Daily Nation

    The sand harvesting trade started in the 1980s. Makueni County Sand Conservation and Utilisation Authority managing director Halinishi Yusuf singles out building of sand dams and the involvement of communities as some of the strategies the devolved unit used to address the menace.

  • Sad Sand affair of Makueni County - YouTube

    Jun 22, 2015  Sand harvesting has suddenly become a full time business in Makueni County, thanks to the ongoing construction of the Standard Gauge Railway. Young

  • Three killed while harvesting sand in Makueni: The Standard

    This happened barely months after the Makueni Governor Prof. Kivutha Kibwana challenged the new County Assembly to review the Makueni sand harvesting and utilization Act, 2015 to regulate sand ...

  • Makueni residents hope for a solution to sand harvesting ...

    Makueni residents hope for a solution to sand harvesting wars as Uhuru visits A man was seriously injured as this lorry that was set on fire near Muuani River in Mukaa, Makueni County on December 2, 2016 during a confrontation between sand harvesters and youths opposed to the business.

  • Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Project ...

    Makueni County is the first within the region to pass regulations on Climate Change. It has partnered with: UKAID, Ada Consortium, Christian Aid and Anglican Development Services Eastern (ADSE). As a result, the County has been at a position of accessing 50M seed money for Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience. RELATED >> MAKUENI COUNTY CLIMATE CHANGE

  • He Who Controls the Sand: Kenya's Mining Mafias Pulitzer ...

    That was followed by the deadly retaliation on 20 December. And earlier this month, a Makueni County police officer was hacked to death by suspected sand miners. “The people harvesting the sand don’t care about the environmental consequences. All they want is the sand,” says Maneno. “Definitely the conflict will continue.”

  • Sand mining and related violence in Makueni County, Kenya ...

    KBC Channel 1, 2015. Sand harvesting has suddenly become a full time business in Makueni County, thanks to the ongoing construction of the Standard Gauge Railway. Young boys and girls are dropping out of school at an alarming rate to join the now lucrative trade. [click to view]

  • Sand harvesters turn prolific crop growers - Daily Nation

    The sand harvesting trade started in the 1980s. Makueni County Sand Conservation and Utilisation Authority managing director Halinishi Yusuf singles out building of sand dams and the involvement of communities as some of the strategies the devolved unit used to address the menace.

  • Sad Sand affair of Makueni County - YouTube

    Jun 22, 2015  Sand harvesting has suddenly become a full time business in Makueni County, thanks to the ongoing construction of the Standard Gauge Railway. Young boys and girls are dropping out of school at an ...

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  • Makueni sand wars slowly returning under curfew

    Illegal sand harvesting along river banks in Makueni County is slowly creeping back, thanks to the dusk-to-dawn curfew imposed to curb the spread of Covid-19. Although the county has put in place a sand authority that has been overseeing activities across the many rivers, it faces a new headache: sand harvesting is now being done during the 7 ...

  • An Examination of the Nature of Sand Harvesting Conflicts ...

    Sand harvesting also occurs in different parts of the country for example: around Mai Mahiu in Nakuru County, Masinga in Machakos County, Mbeere, Isiolo County and Mombasa County. Makueni County, unlike many other counties in Kenya where sand is harvested, has uniquely witnessed an increase in cases of sand harvesting related conflicts.

  • COUNTY GOVERNMENT OF KITUI

    County 5.2 REPORT ON THE MAKUENI COUNTY SAND HARVESTING AND UTILIZATION ACT, 2015 Mr. Speaker, The objective and purpose of this Act is to provide a legal framework for sand utilization, i.e. the removal, extraction, harvesting or scooping of sand from sites. It establishes the Makueni County Sand Conservation and Utilization

  • The Sad Sand Affair of Makueni (PT2) - YouTube

    Jun 21, 2015  Sand harvesting has suddenly become a full time business in Makueni County, thanks to the ongoing construction of the Standard Gauge Railway. Young

  • Home - Government of Makueni County

    The Makueni Fruit Processing Plant (MFPP) is a Government of Makueni County flagship project established in 2013/14 with the main objective of reducing post-harvest losses from 30% to 20% and stabilizing the market prices thus improving household incomes among mango farmers in Makueni.

  • MAKUENI COUNTY GwAZETTE S UPPLEMENT

    2015 Makueni County Sand Conservation and Utilization No. 1 MAKUENI COUNTY SAND CONSERVATION AND UTILIZATION ACT, 2015 ... "Sand harvesting", means the removal, extraction, harvesting or scooping of sand from sites; "Sand dealer" means any person(s) authorized to

  • Makueni governor seeks regulation of sand business - Daily ...

    Makueni Governor Kivutha Kibwana has accused national government administrators in the county of doing little to tame illegal sand harvesting in the region. The blame came even as it emerged that by Tuesday no arrests have been made in connection with last week’s attack on county askaris.