Kenya Aquatica

KCSAP Project

Major rivers of Lake Victoria Kenya basin, are considered as important hotspots of both aquatic and terrestrial biodiversity, besides the numerous ecosystem services to the surrounding lake basin communities. Rivers discharge contribute about 38% of the total water inputs into the main lake. River water also supports pond aquaculture, irrigation agriculture, industrial, domestic and livestock water uses, and energy generation,. Many native and rare fish species spawn in river mouth areas. However, habitat loss from pollution is of concerns and a threat to sustainability of both lotic and lentic ecosystems services.....Read More