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Water Conservation

Water Resources Management Authority is the lead agency in water resources management. Its duties are: Catchment and sub-catchment planning, management, protection and conservation of water resources. Support and facilitation of Water Resource Users Association (WRUAs), and engagement of civil society/state and non-state in the management of sub catchments (financing through …

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Drinking Water

As at 2012, 62 per cent of the Kenyan population enjoyed access to improved water sources. While 82 per cent of people in urban areas have access to improved water sources, including nearly 60 per cent who have piped water on the premises, only 55 per cent of people in …

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Use of water in Agriculture

Kenya’s agriculture sector over-relies on rain fed water. The budgetary allocation to National Irrigation Board (NIB) has been enhanced over the last three years in tandem with the Government policy of increasing the area under irrigation across the country to enhance food security.

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Finance and Water

Development of water sector in Kenya has been constrained by limited funding, and planning that do not respond to increasing population and emerging trends such as institutional weakness, poor management, limited water resources, knowledge and choice of technology. Water Services Trust Fund (WSTF) is a state corporation established under the …

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Water Laws & Policy

Since 2002, Kenya has been undergoing water sector reforms triggered by the Water Act. Ministry of Water and Irrigation has overall responsibility for the formulation, review and implementation of the water sector policy. Under the ministry, Water Resources Management Authority regulates water resources management and the Water Services Regulatory Board …

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