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An energy expert asked me the other day if I still believed in biofuel
s as feasible alternative transport fuels for Kenya. We had met at a biofuel
s conference in Dar-es-Salaam about four years ago where I presented a paper. Around the same time I ...
Delta is disappearing and its inhabitants evicted to make way for foreign biofuel
s.Gamba Manyatta village is empty now, weeds already roping around the few skeletal hut frames still standing. The people who were evicted took as ...
The Kenyan courts are considering halting the first stage of a US$370 million
biofuel project that aims to replace up to 20,000 hectares of coastal grassland
with irrigated fields of sugar
A judicial review of the project, based ...
In a clearing on Kenya's coastal grasslands, a group of nomadic herders shout
down government officials who have flown in from Nairobi to explain the benefits
of a proposed US$350 million sugar
"If the delta is planted ...
Kenya will regret its failure to protect the environment, Nobel Peace
Prize laureate Wangari Maathai said on Sunday, as environmentalists battled to
halt a government-backed biofuel
"This country has failed to take ...
Kenya should reverse a decision to grow biofuel
crops which will threaten
wild life on an important coastal wetland, two conservation groups warned on
More than 80 square miles (207 sq. km) of the Tana
River Delta will ...
Outraged conservationists Monday protested Kenyan plans to grow biofuel
on a coastal wetland, warning that they will ruin the environment home to 350
species, including endangered ones.
Britain's Royal Society for the ...
The lush, muddy wetlands of the Tana
river delta, teeming with birds and home
to hippos and crocodiles, lions and elephants, are more than 4,000 miles from
Britain. But this patchwork of savannah and mangrove swamp on the east coast of ...