"Omo River, Lake Turkana at Risk from Dams and Plantations"- International Rivers

Dams and irrigated plantations being built in Ethiopia will bring major changes to the flow ...

"It's Where Mankind Was Born; Now,Experts Say Mankind Is Killing It"

Lake Turkana is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A new hydroelectric dam threatens to destroy it. Fi...

"Can Lake Turkana Be Saved?" by Lori Pottinger

Sean Avery is a man on a mission. The Kenya-based hydrologist and civil engineer is the leading au...

Turkana Killed by Merille Militia over Natural Resource Conflict

The Merille militia are suspected to have kidnapped and killed an estimated 11 Turkana men in less t...

Kenya to hold talks with Ethiopia over Gibe III Dam

Kenyan government finally recognizes that Lake Turkana is in danger of disappearing due to the reduc...

  • "Omo River, Lake Turkana at Risk from Dams and Plantations"- International Rivers

    Thursday, 20 February 2014 00:00
  • "It's Where Mankind Was Born; Now,Experts Say Mankind Is Killing It"

    Tuesday, 17 December 2013 13:06
  • "Can Lake Turkana Be Saved?" by Lori Pottinger

    Tuesday, 17 December 2013 11:39
  • Turkana Killed by Merille Militia over Natural Resource Conflict

    Friday, 23 August 2013 12:27
  • Kenya to hold talks with Ethiopia over Gibe III Dam

    Saturday, 20 July 2013 15:41

Who We Are

Friends of Lake Turkana (FoLT), is a grassroots organization whose mission is to foster social, economic and environmental justice in the Lake Turkana Basin.

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What We Do

Friends of Lake Turkana aims to protect the natural environment, and the people and wildlife that depend upon it by linking environmental security...

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Our Partners

Friends of Lake Turkana works with various community and development partners to achieve its goals of saving the lake and community.

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Current Projects

Resource governance

Governance is the key to sound natural resource management. Accountability; transparency, participation and rule of law should be at it;s heart at local, national...

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Conservation Management

To establish cooperation among the local community, government agencies and non-governmental organizations and other communities in the Lake Turkana basin...

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Latest Blogs

  • Astronomy to Make a Comeback in Turkana!
    In November this year, Turkana will be the leading tourist…
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  • Omo Valley Communities to Suffer the Repercussions of Gibe III Dam
    When governments come up with huge projects that are geared…
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  • The 6th Annual Lake Turkana Festival
    Driving into Loiyangalani, one cannot help but notice the spectacle…
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FoLT is a community trust interested in the survival of Lake Turkana and its people.

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