Invasive Water Hyacinth to Fuel Change for Kenya's Lake Victoria
The Centre for Innovation Science and Technology in Africa is making the best out of the water hyacinth plaguing Lake Victoria by turning the invasive plant species into a source of cheap ethanol.
IPS, 19 December 2018
Currently 30 square kilometres of Lake Victoria, which stretches to approximately 375 kilometres and links Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda, is covered with the evasive water hyacinth… Read more »
Boats along the shore of Lake Victoria surrounded by water hyacinth.
Monitor, 12 December 2018
Dastan Onyango, 53, says: "I should have left this area long time ago. The conditions just keep getting worse. When it starts shining, it is like God is punishing us, and when it… Read more »
Nation, 27 November 2018
Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has challenged conservationists to save Lake Victoria from the hyacinth weed that is choking it. Read more »
Capital FM, 27 November 2018
Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has challenged conservationists to save Lake Victoria from the water hyacinth that has choked the fresh water lake. Read more »
The future of over 30 million people hangs in the balance following resurgence of water hyacinth which has invaded over five acres of water in Kisumu halting fishing and other ... Read more »