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Kenya: Human Rights Watch report says dam construction & water-intensive agriculture could negatively impact Turkana people’s ability to access food, water & health

Human Rights Watch recently released a report titled “There is No Time Left”: Climate Change, Environmental Threats, and Human Rights in Turkana County, Kenya". The report says that climate change, in combination with Ethiopia's massive plan for dams, water-intensive irrigated cotton and sugar plantations, and irrigation canals and other infrastructure in Ethiopia’s Omo River Basin is compromising Turkana people's ability to access food, water, health & security.

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