The Value of Water in a dry land – Photos from the Omo River Basin

            - Posted by Jasmine Graf, NWNL Associate Director

A glimpse of life in the Omo River Basin

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beautiful painted faces in the spirit of Halloween

2nd Annual ‘Mara Day’ to raise awareness of degradation of Mara River basin ecosystem

On September 15th, stakeholders from Kenya, Tanzania and surrounding communities will come together to celebrate Mara Day to focus on the health of the Mara River. Informative activities and presentations aim to foster discussions on water quality, pollution, deforestation, drought and other environmental and social challenges facing the MRB and its sustainable development. More than … Continue reading 2nd Annual ‘Mara Day’ to raise awareness of degradation of Mara River basin ecosystem

New web gallery of Pokot Land and People

Upstream dams on the Omo River continue to put pressure on the northern Kenyan Pokot and Turkana tribes, who have been fighting for generations over diminishing resources, water access, grazing lands, and livestock. On a recent expedition, No Water No Life documented alternative options for the local indigenous pastoralists and fishermen. Development projects included bee-keeping … Continue reading New web gallery of Pokot Land and People

Peace in Kenyan Watersheds

The juxtaposition of posters in Kenya last month showing movie violence and election candidates mirrors the country‚Äôs past pattern of violence during elections. This Pokot woman has placed a beaded version of the Kenyan flag on top of her traditional tribal garb to emphasize her wish that Kenyans unite together in peace. YESTERDAY 70% of … Continue reading Peace in Kenyan Watersheds