Jahazi Vol 10, Issue 3 : Land Governance, Culture & Heritage


Jahazi on Land Governance Culture and Heritage

This is a Special Issue of Jahazi, published with the support of the African Land Policy Centre, that focuses on Land Governance, Culture and Heritage.

Specifically it carries articles derived from papers presented at the 2021 Conference on Land Policy in Africa.

The articles capture the intersections between land and spirituality in the African socio-cultural context; education and knowledge systems in inclusive land governance; women perspectives to secure tenure rights; land in African cultural heritage and creative industries; decolonization and social change, among others.  

Editorial Board

Caroline Mose,
Faith Oneya
Mueni Lundi


Garnette Oluoch-Olunya
Kahithe Kiiru
Mwenda Ntarangwi

Issue Editor: Caroline Mose
Guest Editor: Anne Nyamu

Design & Layout: Timothy Wasambo

Publisher: Kimani Njogu


    • Reality or a Pipe Dream?: Securing Women Rights in Community Land Registration in Kenya by Angela Nyanchama & Eileen Wakesho
    • Land and Spirituality in the African Socio-Cultural Context by Mary Getui
    • On Cultivating African Architecture for the Africa We Need by Patrick Kabanda
    • Reclaiming and Upholding Sacredness of Places, Objects and Personnel: A Case of the Agikuyu of Nyandarua, Kenya by Sr. Elizabeth W. Wanyoike, ESM
    • Discriminatory cultural practices inhibiting youth and women access to family land among the Ndali: Insights from local leaders in Ileje District by Fredrick B. Magina & Agnes N. Mwasumbi
    • Land and culture as symbols of remembrance, ancestry, rituals and initiations: The case of Kihamba, Kyungu and Kifunyi among the Chagga of Kilimanjaro, Tanzania by Valence Valerian Meriki Silayo