Water and oil do mix after all: of great discoveries and the prospects for agriculture in a desolate land
October 9, 2013 2 Comments
Report by Willis Ochilo and MaryLucy Oronje
After years of desolation, Turkana has come alive with its colossal water reservoir and plenty of oil to boot.
Massive reservoirs of underground water and underground oil have been discovered in a remote part of Kenya – the Turkana region. Turkana is situated on the north-western part of Kenya and shares international borders with Ethiopia to the north, Uganda to the west and Sudan to the northwest. Pastoralism is the main subsistence and economic activity in the region. Crop production is practiced by agro-pastoralists mainly in the few pockets of arable land within flood plains and along riverine areas of Turkwel and Kerio. Read more of this post