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  1. More Nature-based Solutions Needed To Accelerate Adaptation To Water-related Climate Change Impacts

    21 Jan 2021- 11:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The United Nations Envrionment Programme (UNEP) has called on the international community to step up its work in nature-based solutions (NbS) to facilitate adaptation to climate change and water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/21/2021 - 11:20

  2. Kenya: Underground Tank Project Aims To Reduce Human-Animal Conflict

    9 Nov 2020- 07:01 by Local Press Report NAROK TOWN The Star Conflicts between people and wildlife currently rank among the main threats to conservation in Africa, since residents often end up killing endangered species, such as elephants, during confronta ...

    Local Press Report - 11/09/2020 - 07:12

  3. Kenya's "Vanishing" Mutara River

    3 Nov 2020- 06:52 by Local Press Report NANYUKI The Standard From its source in the wetlands between Thigio and Subego, Mutara releases at least 15,800 cubic metres of water per minute. But somewhere between the source and end at Ewaso Nyiro, some 75 kilo ...

    Local Press Report - 11/03/2020 - 06:52

  4. Millions Impacted By Floods And Landslides In East Africa Since June

    3 Nov 2020- 06:29 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States At least 3.6 million people have been impacted by floods and landslides across large parts of East Africa since June 2020, a new UN report has revealed. The UN Office for the Coordinati ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/04/2020 - 08:14

  5. New Water Projects to Alleviate Pastoralist- Nomadic Disputes In Kenya

    18 Oct 2020- 08:10 by Local Press Report MOYALE Kenya News Agency The government’s commitment to ending the prevalent water shortage in Marsabit County still stands with projects valued to over Sh2 billion in progress. Water scarcity has always resulted i ...

    Local Press Report - 10/18/2020 - 08:10

  6. Kenya: Arrests Over Illegal Fishing Which May Damage Lake Naivasha

    12 Oct 2020- 09:27 by Local Press Report NAIVASHA KBC Authorities in Naivasha have arrested 17 fishermen for flouting maritime laws while operating within Lake Naivasha waters. The arrests came just a day after the Kenya Maritime Authority (KMA), the Keny ...

    Local Press Report - 10/12/2020 - 09:27

  7. Expansion Of Water Distribution, WASH Services, Lake Monitoring In Kisumu, Kenya

    7 Oct 2020- 08:03 by Staff- Water Diplomat NAIROBI, Kenya The Lake Victoria Water and Sanitation Project (LVWATSAN) in Kenya has received approval of over $70 Million USD in loans and grants from three European agencies. Funds will be used to expand the w ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/04/2020 - 08:14

  8. Farmers And Herders Clash In Kenya's Tana River Region

    8 Oct 2020- 09:01 by Staff- Water Diplomat KITUI, Kenya An extended dry season has fueled farmer-herder friction along the border of Tana River and Kitui Counties in Kenya, raising fears of conflict over scarce water and pastureland resources. Kitui count ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/04/2020 - 08:14

  9. Lake Turkana Floods, Water-borne Disease And Human-Animal Conflict

    4 Oct 2020- 08:22 by Local Press Report KALOKOL The Star The rising water level in Lake Turkana has displaced hundreds of people living along its shores and destroyed property. The water level in the lake has surged to unprecedented levels from 500 metres ...

    Local Press Report - 10/04/2020 - 08:22

  10. Efforts To Conserve The Mara River Basin

    20 Sep 2020- 07:52 by Local Press Report BOMET Nation Conservation of the Mau forest complex has led to increased water levels in the Mara River. Delegates from Kenya and Tanzania attending the Mara Day celebrations hosted by Bomet County said there is ne ...

    Local Press Report - 09/20/2020 - 07:52

  11. 300,000 People Under Threat As Kenya Dam Reaches Highest Water Levels

    12 Sep 2020- 10:32 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Star Fear has gripped residents of Turkana following reports that the Turkwel dam is about to spill over. An estimated 300,000 people living along the river basin are likely to be uprooted from their ho ...

    Local Press Report - 09/12/2020 - 12:39

  12. Local Dispute Stalls Kenya Irrigation Projects

    29 Jul 2020- 12:42 by Local Press Report KABARNET The Standard Baringo County being 80 per cent arid and semi-arid, was allocated Sh31,963,811 to carry out various irrigation projects seven years ago. The projects were expected to cover a total of 1,075 a ...

    Local Press Report - 07/29/2020 - 12:42

  13. Rising Lake Victoria Waters Increase Risk Of Human-Wildlife Conflict

    6 Jul 2020- 10:52 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Standard Media Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) is facing a big dilemma on whether to relocate hundreds of wildlife from Ndere Island National Park, as rising waters in Lake Victoria threaten the existence of th ...

    Local Press Report - 07/06/2020 - 10:52

  14. Lake Victoria Floods Force Displacement, Hamper Social Distancing Measures

    28 Apr 2020- 07:38 by Staff- Water Diplomat KISUMU CITY, Kenya Heavy rains that have caused major flooding in and around Lake Victoria over the past two weeks have affected fisheries, restaurants, shops, homes and livelihoods in in Kenya and Uganda, with ...

    Staff - Water D... - 05/04/2020 - 06:53

  15. COVID Pandemic Jeopardises Africa SDGs

    16 Apr 2020- 05:40 by Local Press Report NAIROBI SciDevNet The continuing COVID-19 pandemic could make it difficult for Africa to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), an economist says. Ben McCarthy, an associate economic affairs officer at t ...

    Local Press Report - 04/21/2020 - 12:44

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