TMG Think Tank for Sustainability

William Onura

Research Associate - Land Governance

William works with TMG's partner civil society organizations in western Kenya to facilitate action research and co-design of social innovations, such as community-led land lease guidelines. With more than 10 years of experience in development work, his expertise includes conducting social science surveys and the analysis of qualitative and quantitative data. He has previously worked as an environmental and disaster risk reduction consultant with several Kenyan firms.

William Onura
Governor's Day with Farmers - An emerging governance innovation in Kakamega County, Kenya

Policy Brief

Governor's Day with Farmers - An emerging governance innovation in Kakamega County, Kenya

This policy brief highlights learnings from the Governor’s Day with Farmers, a platform established by Shibuye Community Health Workers and the Kakamega County Farmers’ Association with support from TMG Research.

Written by Wangu Mwangi, Larissa Stiem-Bhatia, William Onura

Published on Dec 13, 2023

Securing land access for smallholders

Info Brief

Securing land access for smallholders

How a community-led process is strengthening leasing rights in western Kenya

Written by William Onura, Serah Kiragu-Wissler, Larissa Stiem-Bhatia, Washe Kazungu, Violet Shivutse and Doreen Magotsi

Published on Jul 13, 2022

Vidokezo vya Mwongozo wa Jumuiya vya Kukodisha Ardhi - Wadi ya Isukha ya Kati – Gatuzi-Ndogo la Shinyalu, Kaunti ya Kakamega

Technical Guide

Vidokezo vya Mwongozo wa Jumuiya vya Kukodisha Ardhi - Wadi ya Isukha ya Kati – Gatuzi-Ndogo la Shinyalu, Kaunti ya Kakamega

Kitabu hiki kinaeleza jinsi jumuiya ya wadi ya Kati ya Isukha ilianzisha mradi wa ukuzaji wa Mwongozo wa Kukodisha Ardhi mnamo 2017.

Written by Doreen Magotsi, William Onura Akwanyi, Violet Shivutse, Serah Kiragu-Wissler

Published on May 2, 2018

Community-led Land Lease Guidelines - Isukha West Ward, Shinyalu Sub-County, Kakamega County

Technical Guide

Community-led Land Lease Guidelines - Isukha West Ward, Shinyalu Sub-County, Kakamega County

This booklet presents community-led land lease guidelines for Isukha West Ward. The booklet outlines how the Isukha West community conducted the process and the land lease guidelines.

Written by Doreen Magotsi, Linet Khalumba, William Onura Akwanyi, Violet Shivutse, Serah Kiragu-Wissler

Published on Mar 15, 2018

Community-led Land Lease Guidelines - Isukha Central Ward, Shinyalu Sub-County, Kakamega County

Technical Guide

Community-led Land Lease Guidelines - Isukha Central Ward, Shinyalu Sub-County, Kakamega County

This booklet narrates how the community of Isukha Central Ward piloted development of Land Lease Guidelines in 2017.

Written by Doreen Magotsi, William Onura Akwanyi, Violet Shivutse, Serah Kiragu-Wissler

Published on Mar 1, 2018

Vidokezo vya Mwongozo wa Jumuiya vya Kukodisha Ardhi - Wadi ya Isukha ya Magharibi – Gatuzi-Ndogo la Shinyalu, Kaunti ya Kakamega

Technical Guide

Vidokezo vya Mwongozo wa Jumuiya vya Kukodisha Ardhi - Wadi ya Isukha ya Magharibi – Gatuzi-Ndogo la Shinyalu, Kaunti ya Kakamega

Kijitabu hiki kinaeleza miongozo ya kukodisha ardhi katika wadi ya Isukha ya Magharibi. Aidha kinaeleza jinsi jamii ya Isukha ya Magharibi ilivyoandaa utaratibu na miongozo ya kukodisha ardhi.

Written by Doreen Magotsi, Linet Khalumba, William Onura Akwanyi, Violet Shivutse, Serah Kiragu-Wissler

Published on Jan 22, 2018

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