NLC steps in to end Yala Swamp, Dominion Farms row

Dominion Farms' offices in Siaya County. The firm is involved in a land tussle with Yala Swamp residents. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The lack of clarity on where Dominion Farms starts and ends and where the community land begins was mentioned as a major cause of conflict between the two.
  • The battle for reclamation of the swamp dates back to 1954 when the colonial government assigned Sir Alexander Gibb and Partners to investigate the potential of wetland reclamation in the region.

Yala Swamp communities in Siaya County have a reason to smile after winning a protracted land battle against the giant Dominion Farms Ltd.


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