New study says rising lake levels cost country Sh4bn


Local catch fish near the Africa Inland Church Kambi ya Samaki in Baringo County on July 19, 2021. The water level rose in Lake Baringo rose submerging the church and villages.

Photo credit: Jared Nyataya | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Lake Baringo destroyed establishments in the mainland, including top-class hotels, lodges and tented camps.
  • According to the report, 75,987 households were affected, leading to a humanitarian crisis. 

The rising lake waters in the Rift Valley and Victoria Basin cost the country Sh4 billion, a new study shows.


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