lake turkana

Life After Gibe III Dam Construction: Kenya’s Smallest Tribe Struggles to Survive as Lake Turkana Water Recedes

November 9, 2017

In the featured video “Profiles from the Jade Sea,” we hear from Kenya’s most vulnerable people, and about their relationship with the lake. This video was produced by Benedict Moran with support from the European Journalism Center. Article by Fredrick Mugira, video by Benedict Moran November 9, 2017 For most El Molo people in Kenya, […]

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Ethiopia: Experts Warn of Dire Consequences as Lake Turkana’s Water Levels Fall

February 15, 2017

WaterSan Perspective February 15, 2017 Dropping water levels in Kenya’s Lake Turkana following the development of dams and plantations in Ethiopia’s lower Omo Valley threaten the livelihoods of half a million indigenous people in Ethiopia and Kenya according to the Human Rights Watch. Based on publicly available data from the United States Department of Agriculture, […]

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African governments signing away water rights for decades

November 28, 2011

George Mhango November 26,2011 The International Institute for Environment and Development has warned in published paper today that African governments are signing away water rights for decades with insufficient regard for how this will affect millions of local users, including fishing, farming and pastoralist communities. The water rights often feature in the growing number of […]

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