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University of Passau (2006)

Water conflicts in Kenya - Asymmetric water conflict in the Athi River Basin

Gerhard Geiger

Titre : Water conflicts in Kenya - Asymmetric water conflict in the Athi River Basin

Auteur (s)  : Gerhard Geiger
Editeur  : Grin Verlag
Université : University of Passau
Date de parution : 2006
Pages : 112

Descriptif
This paper focuses on water conflicts in the Athi River Basin in Kenya. To get a comprehensive picture of the water related problems in the Athi River Basin, this section tries to give an overlook of the multifaceted conflict in the water sector in Kenya. More details on relevant information about the water sector in Kenya will be provided in the 3. chapter (Status of the Athi River Basin in Kenya). The Republic of Kenya is situated on the East African coast on the equator. It is bordered by Ethiopia and Sudan to the north, the Indian Ocean and Somalia to the east, the United Republic of Tanzania to the south, and Uganda and Lake Victoria to the west (see Figure 1). For administrative purposes Kenya is subdivided into eight provinces and, subsequently in 70 districts (see figure 2), where, according to the last population census in 1999, 28,686,607 people lived (CBS 2000 : p. 29) Présentation (GRIN)

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