The Turkwel river flowing south of Lodwar town, Kenya. Credit: Bernard Dupont

26 October 2018

Coping with water scarcity in the Turkwel river basin, Kenya

In a recent open access paper published in the Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies by Hirpa et al., the authors examine the drivers of water scarcity in Kenya’s Turkwel river basin, and comment on the implications for water resources planning and development.

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Credit: Katrina Charles/REACH

29 May 2018

Three grants awarded to explore inequalities, gender and marginalisation issues in Bangladesh, Ethiopia and Kenya

A total of £150,000 in REACH funding was awarded to teams in each county to co-build knowledge on socio-economic inequalities and marginalisation issues, with a focus on gender and disability.

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26 April 2018

Are you responsible for universal, safe, sufficient, affordable & equitable water services?

A new article published by Johanna Koehler in Geoforum presents novel insights into Kenya’s devolution and water service reform drawing on perceptions by all devolved county water ministries.

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UK Department for International Development Parliamentary Under Secretary of State

'Access to water is a defining challenge for the 21st century. The UK has already helped 43 million people to access clean water, but there is far more to be done.'

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