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  • 9 Sep 2015- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The government of Kenya plans to build a desalination plant along the country’s Indian Ocean coast to produce water for human consumption and irrigation. Kenya’s coastal region is facing acute water shortages despite its proximity to the
  • 3 Feb 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya plans to divert some of the water from its longest river, the Tana, and from the perennial Dawa River, to irrigate areas in the arid and semi-arid north of the country under a $21 million USD project sponsored by the water and
  • 23 Jan 2014- 10:06 by Local Press Report MOMBASA The Star The Mombasa county government plans to have a water desalination plant, Governor Hassan Joho has said. He said the Japan International Cooperation Agency is currently carrying out a viability study of the project in the Indian Ocean. He said
  • 27 Jun 2011- 14:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LISBON, Portugal Chronic underinvestment in Africa’s water sector undercuts efforts to improve livelihoods and meet international poverty-reduction efforts, according to the African Development Bank (AfDB). The banks says the current $7.6 billion USD
  • 7 Feb 2011- 12:25 by Local Press Report CA, SANTA BARBARA USGS (Press Release) The greater frequency of drought seen in eastern Africa over the last 20 years is likely to continue while global temperatures continue to rise, according to a study by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the
  • 25 Jan 2010- 13:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya I he nuclear power project that the government of Kenya drafted in a policy paper will also be used to desalinate water from the Indian Ocean, according to information from the Ministry of Energy. An environmental feasibility study has