Desert Locusts Spread Despite Efforts by Government and UN

The desert locusts that were reported in Kenya in December 2019 , have defied control measures that have been placed by Eastern and Horn of Africa governments, the United Nation agencies and regional bodies .They continue to move to other countries, destroying crops and vegetation. This is the worst desert locust situation in 70 years … Continue reading “Desert Locusts Spread Despite Efforts by Government and UN”


Water Permits and Regulation; The case of The Mt. Kenya Controversial  Abstractions

    In August 2018, Cabinet Secretary for Water and Sanitation, Simon Chelugui, suspended water abstractions from the Mt. Kenya and Aberdare regions for two weeks illegally without following the procedure set out in law for revocation of permits. Though the Cabinet Secretary cited the provision of illegal licences and farmers farming inside the forest … Continue reading “Water Permits and Regulation; The case of The Mt. Kenya Controversial  Abstractions”