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About Our Organisation

Friends of Lake Turkana (FoLT) is a grassroots organization founded in 2010, that works with and on behalf of the communities within the greater Turkana basin to demand their collective social, economic, environmental, cultural and territorial rights. 

Nothing for Us Without Us

The month of August saw Friends of Lake Turkana (FoLT) run an extensive campaign aimed at entrenching the knowledge that public participation is a right of the people and communities in the L. Turkana basin

Just environment and empowered citizenry

Blogs & Media


Turkana locals insist transportation of oil will remain paralyzed

Ikal Angelei: Such contracts should be made public to the parliament. We hope that legislators will be able to allow participation of the public.


Nairobi is losing its glitter and devolution is responsible for the ignominy

March 2007. This was the first time I stepped in to Lodwar town. The journey had taken us about two days from Nairobi and the sweltering heat was not letting up. 


Lake Turkana National Parks (Kenya) inscribed on List of World Heritage in Danger

The World Heritage Committee, meeting in Manama since 24 June, decided today to inscribe the Lake Turkana National Parks on the List of World Heritage in Danger, notably because of the impact of a dam on the site.


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Lodwar, Kenya.