Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Water Hyacinth Force Fishermen To Farming

The water hyacinth menace in Lake Victoria now threatens the livelihoods of many fishermen in Homa Bay County, forcing some to shift to Agriculture to make ends meet. The hyacinth has covered much of the lake, making fishing for the locals an almost impossible task. The residents of the affected area have decried the failure of authorities to clear the region of the hyacinth menace.