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The focus on food security this year is an important issue of concern in the Lake Victoria basin. This is because while there is growing demand for water from the burgeoning urban centers, agriculture and agro-related enterprises, the same sources of water in this ecosystem continues to be heavily polluted. This puts the poor people as the most disadvantaged and further marginalizes them. This has been aggravated by the increasingly harsh climatic conditions.
East Africa is prone…
Last week, many parts of Kampala went through a major water shortage due to power cuts. By coincidence, the 22 March, 2011 World Water Day theme “Water for Cities: responding to the urban challenge,” aims to highlight the negative consequences of rapid urban population growth, industrialization, conflicts, natural disasters and the uncertainties caused by climate change on sustainable urban water systems, management and…Continue