Lake Victoria

Climate Variability a Threat to River Nile

April 18, 2017

Caleb Kemboi April 18, 2017 Kenya is among the three countries together with Uganda and Tanzania covered by Lake Victoria basin. It’s estimated that close to 30 million people depend on the lake both directly and indirectly. Its fish are an important source of food, and the lure of the lake, the evasive source of […]

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Uganda: Lake Victoria Farmers Lament Continued Land-Grabbing, Environmental Destruction and Human Rights Violations

February 22, 2016

WaterSan Perspective February 22, 2016 The Bugala Farmers Association has called on the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to sever its ties with Bidco Africa, a Kenya-based edible oil producer accused of land-grabbing, human rights violations and environmental disasters in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. Over 100 farmers lost their land to Bidco when, in partnership […]

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Kenya: New Water Plant Launched To Curb Water Shortage in Eldoret Town

June 15, 2013

Caleb Kemboi June 15, 2013 Lake Victoria North Water services Board will put up a water plant in Eldoret to curb the current shortage of water experienced in the town. The town is facing an acute shortage of water and this has necessitated the board to build it to increase its water supply. The plant […]

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East Africa Passes Bill on Transboundary Ecosystems

February 1, 2012

Anita Matsika February 01, 2012 East African Legislative Assembly sitting in Kampala, Uganda has passed the East African Community Transboundary Ecosystems Bill 2010. The Bill which sailed through the 3rd Reading now moves an inch closer to becoming a law of the Community. If signed into law by partner heads of state, it shall ensure […]

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