Images of Ferguson Gulf Fish Market, Kenya

“We want people to focus on this region’s ecological dependence on this lake, the conflict potential if water levels fall and the national pride for this resource-rich lake that produces 30–40 tons of fish per year for Kenya,” states Ikal Angelei. NWNL had great photo ops and interviews at the Lake Turkana Fish Market on Ferguson's Gulf, Lodwar, Kapenguria and south from there along Muruni River, a tributary of the Turkwell River which flows into Lake Turkana. 

Dam and Irrigation Projects Threaten Lake Turkana

Kenya’s Lake Turkana is the terminus of Ethiopia’s Omo River, which supplies 90% of the lake’s volume. L. Turkana (180 miles long and up to 30 miles wide) is the world’s largest permanent desert lake and largest alkaline lake. At 1,200 feet elevation, the lake is a closed (endorheic) basin, with high evaporation rates of … Continue reading Dam and Irrigation Projects Threaten Lake Turkana