Article 60 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 provides for the principles of land policy. More specifically it provides that land in Kenya shall be held, used and managed in a manner that is equitable, efficient, productive and sustainable.

These principles include 

  1. equitable access to land; 
  2. security of land rights;
  3. sustainable and productive management of land resources; 
  4. transparent and cost effective administration of land;
  5. sound conservation and protection of ecologically sensitive areas; 
  6. elimination of gender discrimination in law, customs and practices related to land and property in land; and
  7. encouragement of communities to settle land disputes through recognised local community initiatives consistent with this Constitution.