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Ethiopia’s industrialisation spells crisis for Kenya’s Turkana

Industrial projects along Ethiopia’s Omo River could dry up Kenya’s Lake Turkana and create a humanitarian and environmental catastrophe exacerbated by climate change, Human Rights Watch said on Thursday.

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Women for Expo 2015 – Interview with Ikal Angelei: Growth is more than just GDP

In African development, it is easy to get hung up over economic statistics and figures when the most important element should be improving peoples’ standards of living. The Gibe III dam is a pertinent example of this phenomenon. Ikal Angelei, founder of the Friends of Lake Turkana and winner of the Goldman Environmental prize, discusses in in this interview for Women for Expo, a project promoted by Expo Milano 2015, her advocacy surrounding the dam and how she thinks “it is important how we define economic development”.

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Kenya: Chinese Loan Underwrites Lake Turkana Destruction

Nairobi (Kenya)Leading Chinese Bank accused of funding the construction of a dam that would lead to massive environmental degradation, especially on Kenya’s Lake Turkana. NGOs are outraged after confirmation that the world’s largest bank will finance the destructive Gibe 3 hydropower dam.

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