Water Crisis: MKEWP Meets to deliberate on Government’s Directive On Water Intake Permits

The Mount Kenya Ewaso Water Partnership Executive Committee called for an urgent meeting to address the water crisis in the upper basin The crisis, a result of a GOK directive to revoke all water intake permits, is the subject of great debate in the basin.  Following the directive, all abstractions from Mt. Kenya Rivers have…

Lessons from Farmers Field Day in Laikipia and Meru Counties

With the Kenyan weathermen predicting reduced rainfall in coming months, MKEWP joined farmers at field events held in Laikipia and Meru Counties. The Partnership joined with partners at Ol Pejeta Conservancy and Kisima Farm. Mutara Farmers Trip The Water Resource User Associations (WRUAs) from Mutara and Suguroi in Laikipia County rely on irrigation for farming…

New Leadership for the MKEWP Council: Moses Muthoki and George Kobia are elected!

Mount Kenya Ewaso Water Partnership held its third Council meeting of 2018. The Council meeting brings together partners from over 14 organizations. In July, one of the agenda items was election of a new Chairperson and Deputy. Council Election For the first time since the establishment of Partnership, the council resolved to have two individuals…