Blue Economy of the communities around Lake Turkana.

Lake Turkana is the largest lake in Kenya; it can greatly contribute to economic development of the arid region. There needs to be Capacity building efforts to improve fish production from the lake.

Lack of hygiene and sanitation facilities for Fish handling, poses health risks and post harvest losses. #BlueEconomyKe #BlueEconomyConference #BlueEconomy2018 #BlueEconomyInPictures

Deep frying is the only method of preservation of fish.

The bulk of what remains, post harvest is dried & transported under dusty conditions, resulting in a five-fold loss in market value. This exacerbates poverty among Lake Turkana fishers.

Collapse of the Norwegian fish-processing factory in the 80’s.

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