[LEAF II] April 2020 Policy Brief: Lower Mara River Environmental Flow Assessment
The Mara River Basin is transboundary and of international importance, shared by Tanzania and Kenya and draining into Lake Victoria. It is home to nearly 1 million people dependent on modest water resources that also sustain Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya, Serengeti National Park in Tanzania, and biodiverse wetlands bordering Lake Victoria. Increasing water demands place both people and nature at risk. This brief summarises the results of an application of the Nile Basin E-Flows Framework in the Lower Mara River Basin of Tanzania. The assessment determined Resource Quality Objectives (RQOs) and reserve flow requirements using a team of experts, partners, and stakeholders (Published on 01 May 2020).
22 Jun 2020