Session: OS-I3
Human-Wildlife Conflicts in water dependent ecosystems of Arid and Semi-Arid Areas

With increasing human population, changes of lifestyle, and more agricultural investment – the demand for water has gone up. In addition, climate change affects amount of rain, which support river flow and ground water. The resulting change in rainfall patterns is the main cause of increased severity of droughts and of unpredictable devastating flooding events. In Arid areas drought has fuelled human-wildlife conflicts as water quantity and... [ view more ]

Dr. Dorothy Wanja Nyingi (National Museums of Kenya, Kenya Wetlands Biodiversity Research Group) & Prof. Nathan Gichuki (University of Nairobi)
11:00 - 12:50 on Wednesday, 13th of January 2016
Kirinyaga 2