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Located in the western part of Kenya, the Nyando River flows from the Rift Valley highlands, supplying irrigation water to vast rice fields along the way before emptying into Lake Victoria. Severe problems of environmental degradation and poverty can be found throughout the Nyando basin. Soil erosion causes heavy sedimentation in the river, as yawning […]

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PRESA and its partners at the Sasumua site will discuss the results of a scientific study that explores the negative impacts of water pollution and sedimentation, and land degradation, on Nairobi’s second largest source of fresh water. A stakeholder workshop on February 26th, will give farmer associations and private land owners the results of hydrology […]

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