Motivation & Policy Considerations in adopting Irrigation Management Transfer (Part Two)

Lucy Kinyua
Post Date: 09 April 2019

As earlier introduced in part one, according to the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), Irrigation Management Transfer (IMT) refers to the process that seeks the relocation of responsibility and authority from the controlling government agencies managing irrigation systems into the hands of non-governmental organizations such as Water Users Associations (WUA) or other private sector entities. This article will identify the motivation behind governments, financing institutions, technical experts and even farmers in promoting IMT, the current legal environment surrounding IMT in Kenya and recommended policy and legal basis for IMT.

The Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)

Dr. Samwel O. Otieno
Post Date: 04 April 2019

Continental market for all Africans is in the offing following establishment of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) facilitated by the African Union (AU). The signing of the Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) by African countries is a momentous decision which will alter the economic growth trajectory of the continent and allow it to play a greater role in the global economy.

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