Rural Kenyans said they have been attacked while struggling for land in central Kenya since the 1960s. Land struggles between squatters and deed holders have continued unabated since Kenya's 1963 independence from the British empire. Shadrack Omuka reports.
The report, “Reconciling Conservation and Global Biodiversity Goals with Community Land Rights in Asia,” comes ahead of the United Nations Biodiversity Conference. To be held next month in Kunming, China, the conference is expected to adopt the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Conservation Framework (GBF), which includes placing under protection 30 percent of the world’s land and water by 2030, reports Deepa Padmanaban.