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  • 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
  • 6 Feb 2012- 13:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya The drought in Somalia is no longer at the level of a humanitarian crisis, thanks to a combination of abundant rainfall in recent months and strategic long-term interventions in irrigation, water harvesting and improved ecosystems
  • 19 Sep 2011- 17:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya Climate-smart agriculture based on efficient water resources management, conservation of rangelands and adoption of drought-tolerant crops and livestock breeds could provide long-term solution to chronic hunger in the horn of Africa.
  • 25 Jul 2011- 14:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya An estimated 10 million people in the Horn of Africa risk starvation as massive crop failure accompanied by severe water scarcity engulf Somalia, Ethiopia and northern parts of Kenya. The volatile region is experiencing the worst drought
  • 18 Jul 2011- 13:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Geneva, switzerland Millions of East Africans are facing devastating food shortages this year in what is shaping up to be the worst drought in decades. In Geneva, United Nations relief agencies have warned that as many as 10 million people in affected
  • 11 Jun 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — The World Bank has approved $120 million USD to support water sector reforms in Kenya. The bank's Country Assistance Strategy, approved by the board of directors in March 2007, underscores the need to institute reforms in key