HUMAN ACTIVITIES

Upstream conservation needed to save Baringo lakes

In Summary
  • Unsustainable agricultural methods are practised in most parts of Baringo. As a result, the soil is left bare, making it prone to erosion
  • The soil is often deposited in most water bodies like Lake Kamnarok, leading to siltation

Lakes in Baringo are being threatened by continued degradation upstream. Human activities such as farming, deforestation, and charcoal burning are intense.

Population growth demands more ...

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