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Mitigation of environmental problems in Lake Victoria, East Africa: causal chain and policy options analyses
Lake Victoria is an international waterbody that offers the riparian communities a large number of extremely important environmental services. Over the past three decades or so, the lake has come under increasing and ...
African lake management initiatives: The global connection
There is a global dimension to lake management in Africa and elsewhere that will require a concerted action not only from individual riparian states, but also from regional, continental and global communities. The current ...
Levels of toxic metals in multisectoral samples from Winam Gulf of Lake Victoria.
In this study, the distribution and sources of inputs of trace metals including Cd, Cu, Zn and Pb from various sources as well as Fe which is widely used in the construction industry, into Winam Gulf of Lake Victoria were ...
Effects of heavy metal pollution on ω3 polyunsaturated fatty acids levels in tilapia fish from Winam Gulf of Lake Victoria
Winam Gulf is facing major pollution threats from anthropogenic input of pollutants such as heavy metals and agrochemical residues. This has deleterious effects on flora and fauna in the lake and consequently the quality ...
Evaluating MERIS-Based Aquatic Vegetation Mapping in Lake Victoria
Delineation of aquatic plants and estimation of its surface extent are crucial to the efficient control of its proliferation, and this information can be derived accurately with fine resolution remote sensing products. ...