Fishermen in Lapsset zones demand more compensation

Fishermen in Lamu have complained about the Lapsset project. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Activists drawn from Save Lamu, Lamu Youth Alliance and Lamu Marine Forum have been fighting for the rights of the fishermen.
  • Community-based organisations have called on the government to invite financial experts to hold talks with the fishermen.

At least 5,000 fishermen displaced by the ongoing construction of the Lamu Port South Sudan Ethiopia Transport (Lapsset) project are now calling on the national government to raise the compensation money from Sh1.76 billion to at least Sh3 billion.

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