Monthly Archives: July 2013

  • Ivory Coast: Plans for Holding the 2013 High-Level Forum on Water and Sanitation for All Underway

    July 20, 2013

    WaterSan Perspective Reporter July 20, 2013 Up to 800 participants are expected in Abidjan from 21 to 23 November 2013 for the 2013 High-Level Forum on Water and Sanitation for All “To promote vibrant and effective South-South cooperation to accelerate access to hygiene, sanitation, and drinking water for all in Africa,” is the theme of […]

  • Kenya: Residents Oppose Increment of Water Tariff In Eldoret

    July 20, 2013

    Caleb Kemboi July 20, 2013 Residents of Eldoret in Kenya are up in arms following a decision by a water company in the town to increase its tariffs. The locals termed the reasons advanced by Eldoret Water and Sanitation Company (ELDOWAS) to increase it water tariffs unfounded. In a effort to remedy the situation, the […]

  • Kenya: Eco Lodge Recognized for Outstanding Conservation Efforts

    July 15, 2013

    Mary Mwendwa July 15, 2013 Top world’s travel magazine has rated a Kenyan lodge among the “top 25 Best Eco lodges in the world”. Eco lodge is Located in the Rift valley province of Kenya, known for the wildebeest migration. It is Kenya’s jewel of pride which has obtained an international recognition for its contribution […]

  • Former EAC General Secretary Wants Environmental Degradation Messages Repackaged

    July 8, 2013

    Chris Mugasha July 8, 2013 “If soils lose water, it won’t suffer anything because it can do without it unlike mankind,” this is according to Amanya Mushega the former East African Community general secretary. Mushega is calling for a change in the concept of environmental destruction. He said the issue of saying people are destroying […]

  • Uganda: Farmers Make Loses As Soils Run Out Of Water

    July 8, 2013

    Chris Mugasha. Pictures by Chris Mugasha July 8, 2013 Hundreds of hectares of plantations of both food and cash crops in Kasese, Rubirizi and Kamwenge districts have been destroyed by drought leaving residents worried of a looming famine. The farmers are now calling on the government of Uganda to fund irrigation schemes in regions to […]

  • Cameroon: Water Insufficiency Hampers Food Production

    July 7, 2013

    Aaron Kaah Yancho July 07, 1013 Agriculture is the main source of livelihood for all families in Cameroon Rural areas. Over the past years rapid urbanization has been placing a stress on the existing water sources and infrastructure in the country. Mounting pressures on these natural resources has also led to land and water degradation. […]