Urban resilience, Planning, Policy, Water, Integrated water resource management
Kenya; Ewaso Nyiro; Ewaso Ngiro; Tana; Tana River; Tana River Basin; Dams; Infrastructure; Inventory; Wetland degradation; Lake Olbolosat; National Wetlands Policy;
05 January 18
Joy Kivata; Caroline Muriuki
Report written after the community forum on 31.1.2018, one of buildup activities planned towards the national celebration for the world wetlands day, under the theme "wetlands for sustainable urban future"
The event brought together various interested parties who depend on the lake directly or indirectly. There were various conflict issues mentioned by the members of the public and the relevant authorities responded adequately. At the close of the meeting, there was commitment from the county government leadership on the need to protect and gazette the lake to enhance sustainable utilization. In addition this forum received a lot of coverage in the main stream media.