Varsity to host water summit in October
Mount Kenya University, in conjunction with the County Government of Turkana, Government of Kenya and UNESCO, will hold a water summit in October. The summit to be held in Lodwar, Turkana County will deliberate on groundwater management. The theme of the summit will be Water for socio-economic development. Nation Media Group is the media sponsor.
Turkana County is almost entirely arid and semi arid. Mount Kenya University has a Campus in Lodwar.
Summit participants will produce a working document of policy recommendations that address sustainable development of underground water resource. This working document will be shared with various stakeholders to inform policy and decision-making.