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The Governance of Concessionary Assets: A Review of the Partnership Between Kenya and the Rift Valley Railways Consortium

  • Henry Amadi
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Part of the Contemporary African Political Economy book series (CONTAPE)

Abstract

This chapter investigates the contractual dynamics of the railway concession between Kenya and the Rift Valley Railways (RVR) Consortium. The chapter reveals political factors such as procurement-related patronage and electoral violence that prevent full implementation of reform. The chapter reveals political factors such as procurement-related patronage and electoral violence that prevent full implementation of the Public Procurement and Disposal Act (PPDA) of 2005. The problems identified in the railroad concession granted to the RVR Consortium in Kenya, however, go beyond political capability to regulate.

Keywords

Corporate Social Responsibility Rift Valley Public Procurement Railway Line Railway System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Henry Amadi
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  1. 1.University of NairobiNairobiKenya

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