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are landless. The wealthy politicians and business men get cheap labor for them as they hire them in their farms. The big land owners are against reforms because they know once the peasants are empowered they are at a risk of losing cheap labor (Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper , 2010) It is predicted that sooner or later there will be successful implementation of land reforms as this is attributed to various revolutions taking place. The various wars and violence witnessed in many countries is because of land. It is believed that the wealthy business men and politicians will accept the full implementation due to pressure from the general population and even the international community[CITATION Ala14 \l 1033 ]. Various NGO’s for example Transparency International among others have been in the fore front advocating for equal rights in all aspects including distribution of lands. The people have known their rights and they are fighting for them. The civil society have not been left behind, they are always voicing their concern. The ruling class and the wealthy influential business men are in trouble because the peasants have
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LAND REFORMS AND POLICIES IN KENYA 14 become civilized. Education has played a role; it is through education that many people have become aware of the inequalities that are inherent in the society. References Alam, M. ‘. (2014). The Truth, Justice, and Reconciliation Commission of Kenya: A Well- Mentioned Gender Policy Threatened by Structural, Cultural and Political Challenges” in Women and Transitional Justice; Progess and Persistent Challenges in Retributive a Restorative 88-. UK: Palgrave MacMillan. Anderson, D. a. (2008). Violence and Exodus is Kenya’s Rift Valley, 2008: Predictable and Preventable? Journal of Eastern African Studies 2, no. 2 , 328-. Borras, S. M. (2003). Questioning market‐led agrarian reform: Experiences from Brazil, Colombia and South Africa. Journal of agrarian change 3, no. 3 , 367-394. Gray, L. a. (2011). Evolving Tenure Rights and Agriculatural Intensification in Southwest Burkina Faso. World Development . Kameri-Mbote, P. (2005). The Land has its Owners! Gender Issues in Land Tenure under Customary Law in Kenya. International Environmental Law Research Working paper 9 . Mishra, S. (2012). Land Reforms in India. Research Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences 3, no. 1 , 131-135. Mkangi, G. C. (2013). The Social Coast of Small Families and Land Reforms: A Case Study of the Wataita of Kenya. Elsevier, .
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LAND REFORMS AND POLICIES IN KENYA 15 Wakhungu, J. (2008). Land Tenure and Violent Conflicts in Kenya in the Context of Local, National Regional and Policy Framworks. Nairobi: ACTS Press.
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