Kenya signs Nile Basin pact

Water and Irrigation minister Charity Ngilu (centre), assistant minister Mwangi Kiunjuri (right) and Permanent Secretary David Stower (left) display the signed Nile Basin Cooperative Framework Agreement at Afya House, Nairobi May 19, 2010. Photo/LIZ MUTHONI

What you need to know:

  • Kenya says treaty will enhance equitable utilisation of resources and boost development for its population.

Only one more country needs to sign on a plan to liberalise the utilisation of the resources of River Nile to open it for implementation.

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