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  • 11 Dec 2019- 10:00 by Staff- Water Diplomat NAIROBI, Kenya Member States of the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) will share reliable data for better monitoring of the Nile’s water resources under the $5.5 Million USD Nile Basin Regional HydroMet System  to inform national planning and evidence-based
  • 26 Apr 2018- 08:43 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Standard The low water levels in Nairobi’s main water reservoir despite the heavy rains is puzzling. Residents and environmentalists have questioned if there was sabotage at Ndakaini Dam in Murang’a to create an artificial water shortage in the
  • 2 Oct 2015- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The African continent faces huge challenges with regard to trans-boundary water cooperation, according to a new report released October 1 st by the United Nations University-Institute on Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH). The
  • 14 Aug 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The increasing use of irrigation in Sub-Saharan can create conditions that attract invasive species of pests, according to a new study by researchers at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center in Kenya. The study, “
  • 10 Mar 2015- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya’s Environment Ministry and private sector partners on March 9th launched a new program to restore the Athi River basin, which is being rapidly depleted due to industrial pollution and human encroachment. Cabinet Secretary for
  • 6 Mar 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya UN agencies in Kenya on March 5th signed a three-year collaborative venture with the government of Turkana County to promote development, peace, security and climate resilience. Senior UN officials said the joint program, worth $182
  • 7 Oct 2014- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Ministers from Nile riparian countries on October 6 th pledged to reactivate dialogue aimed at fostering sustainable use of shared water resources. During the 4 th Nile Basin Development Forum, which opened in Nairobi this week, the
  • 2 Sep 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The new water law currently being considered in the Kenyan parliament would create the country’s first-ever National Water Harvesting and Storage Authority (NWHSA). The NWHSA, which would replace the National Water Conservation and
  • 17 Jun 2014- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The Kenyan government is scaling up investments aimed at climate-proofing critical ecosystems, in order to halt desertification in the country, Environment Cabinet Secretary Judi Wakhungu said on June 17 during events to mark the World
  • 20 Feb 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The Kenyan government has started holding discussions with potential investors to initiate income-generating projects in the Tana River Delta.  Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Water and Natural Resources Judi Wakhungu said the 164,000
  • 13 Jan 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Uganda has agreed to allow pastoralists from northwestern Kenya, who have been affected by a devastating drought, to access water and pasture lands in the eastern Uganda’s Amudat district. Mark Lomunakol, the Kenyan member of parliament
  • 6 Dec 2013- 09:33 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Star (Kenya) The Nairobi Water and Sewerage Company has said there will be water rationing in the city during the dry season. Speaking during the NWSC decade celebration in Nairobi yesterday, managing director Philip Gichuki said the current water
  • 26 Jun 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIOBI, Kenya The Kenyan government has established a national policy on public-private partnerships in order to mobilize more resources to finance infrastructure projects, according to government officials. “Kenya, like other developing countries, is
  • 18 Jun 2013- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Hussein Dhadho, governor of Kenya’s Tana River County this weekend announced his opposition to the national government’s plans to irrigate 405,000 hectares of land in the county, saying the federal government had no mandate to control