Kenya's newest mega infrastructure project, the Lamu port, has received its first ship. Moina Spooner, from The Conversation Africa, asked Jan Bachmann and Benard Musembi - who study the environmental, socio-economic and security dynamics along the Lamu Port South Sudan Ethiopia Transport Corridor - to provide insights into the history of the port, the opportunities it presents and the concerns around it.
Everyone takes water for granted and this begets complacency. Water may seem like a limitless resource, considering that most of the planet is covered in it. But freshwater, the kind that we need for drinking, farming and to sustain life itself, isn't infinite.BySimon Thomas