The Kenya Land Alliance (KLA) is a not-for-profit and non-partisan umbrella network of Civil Society Organizations and Individuals committed to effective advocacy for the reform of policies and laws governing land in Kenya. KLA was founded in 1999 and registered as a Trust in 2001.
The KLA indentifies its mission as:
To facilitate the activities of members and affiliates by gathering and disseminating information towards an all embracing, participatory and comprehensive land policy and laws reforms.
The KLA identifies its vision as:
A society in which all people are assured of sustainable livelihoods through secure and equitable access and utilisation of land and natural resources.
The KLA indentifies its core values as:
-Solidarity with partners in lobbying and advocacy to address land issues as one of the root causes of poverty.
-Commitment to the need to act and address the prevailing land and natural resource related problems.
-Concern and conviction to the people of Kenya enjoyment of their land rights.
-Integrity, honesty, transparency and accountability.
-Participation and inclusion of communities in identifying, analyzing and resolving their land and natural resource rights problems.
-Restoration of peoples dignity by ensuring equitable sharing of resources.
The KLA identifies its objectives as:
-To facilitate networking, information gathering and sharing among the members and others locally, regionally and globally.
-To sensitize Civil Society, Government, donors and the public in order to create greater understanding of what is needed to secure and protect the land rights of the rural and urban poor and other disadvantaged groups.
-To contribute to the debate on land reform by generating policy and legal options.
-To actively lobby and advocate for policy and legislative reforms.