Extractives Sector – Kenya
CHAPTER TWO: SITUATIONAL ANALYSIS AND THEMATIC AREAS OF FOCUS
2.3 Land and Natural Resources [Pages 7-8]
Additionally, Kenya has various laws and policies to ensure that communities hosting extractives projects benefit through revenues, employment of local people and utilisation of local goods and services.
The NAP consultations identified the following concerns related to land, natural resource development and business:
2.4. Revenue Transparency [Pages 9-10]
Despite the above efforts, the NAP consultations identified several challenges that affect revenue transparency:
iii. Lack of transparency in administration and management of revenues from the exploitation of natural resources including from mining and oil and gas activities.
CHAPTER THREE: POLICY ACTIONS
3.1. Pillar 1: The State Duty to Protect [Page 18]
The Government will:
x. Finalise the development of regulations to the Access to Information Act to facilitate disclosure of contracts, including those that have a significant economic and social impact in the country and join the Extractives Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) for the facilitation of revenue transparency;