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Floods on record-high Lake Victoria expose need for water cooperation

Unusually high rainfall has caused 'backflow' into Africa's largest lake, displacing communities and spurring calls for more regional effort to manage water By Justus Wanzala BUDALANGI, Kenya, Aug 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women dashed around open kitchens…

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News and Press Release
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Thomson Reuters Foundation
Posted:
21 Aug 2020

Kenya + 4 more

Ugandan hospital, Somali town washed away by East Africa floods

Hundreds of people have been killed by floodwaters in Kenya, Uganda, Somalia, Rwanda and Ethiopia, which have also displaced hundreds of thousands across the region By Duncan Miriri and Elias Biryabarema NAIROBI/KAMPALA, May 8 (Reuters) - Flooding washed…

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News and Press Release
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Reuters
Posted:
11 May 2020

Kenya

Kenya floods kill 194, people evacuated from risk areas near dams

Almost 200 people have died and about 100,000 more were displaced, while more heavy rains are expected By Ayenat Mersie NAIROBI, May 6 (Reuters) - Floods and landslides in Kenya have killed nearly 200 people, displaced 100,000 and…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Posted:
06 May 2020

Kenya

Kenyan farmers find sweet spot with nutritious, drought-hardy crop

In drought-prone central Kenya, a farmers' cooperative is growing resilient sweet potato and making popular bakery products with it By Caroline Wambui MAUA, Kenya, Feb 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A sweet scent filled the air as workers…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Posted:
19 Feb 2020

Kenya

Traditional crops puff hopes for climate resilience in Kenya

by Wesley Langat | Thomson Reuters Foundation Can growing more climate-hardly crops - and finding ways to process them into popular products - help communities weather global warming? Two years ago, Michael Gichangi launched a business he hopes…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Posted:
09 Jan 2020

Kenya

Water harvesting has added benefit for Kenya: less flooding

Efforts to trap and store more water to battle worsening climate change-related drought are helping cut flood risk too, experts say By Caroline Wambui MUKURWEINI, Kenya, Jan 3 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In parts of Kenya along the…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Posted:
04 Jan 2020

Kenya

Guess the rain: Kenya gamifies climate change to help farmers

In the "Let it rain" challenge, farmers can take to their mobile phones to predict what day the rainy season will start By Nita Bhalla NAIROBI, Nov 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Kenya is gamifying climate change -…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Posted:
29 Nov 2019

Kenya + 6 more

Red Cross boosts disaster-prone communities with blockchain 'cash'

The technology allows slumdwellers and rural villagers with simple mobile phones to effectively create their own local currencies to bootstrap development By Laurie Goering LONDON, Nov 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In Kenya's poor rural and slum communities,…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Posted:
27 Nov 2019

Kenya

Kenya maps first 'Climate Atlas' to battle future food losses

Climate change is taking a toll across east Africa and increasingly erratic weather is becoming commonplace in countries such as Kenya, Somalia, Uganda and Ethiopia By Nita Bhalla NAIROBI, Nov 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Kenya will launch…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Posted:
20 Nov 2019

Kenya

Real-time insurance for farm credit helps Kenyans weather drought

by Wesley Langat | Thomson Reuters Foundation Wednesday, 23 October 2019 07:00 GMT Millions of rural households in Kenya rely on agriculture for their income, but a warming climate is bringing more intense and frequent droughts By Wesley Langat MACHAKOS,…

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News and Press Release
Source:
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Posted:
23 Oct 2019

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