Thursday, 02 April 2015 / TRUTH-OUT.ORG
  • Wind Powers "Green" Growth in Kenya, but for Whom?

    By Chris Williams, Truthout | Report

    Community meeting in the Turkana village. (Photo: Chris Williams and Maria Davis)A community meeting in the Turkana village. (Photo: Chris Williams and Maria Davis)

    Lake Turkana, in northern Kenya, is a remote, arid region, home to nomadic pastoralists. It's also part of a government development plan to increase domestic energy production with a 310-megawatt wind farm, along with new paved roads. But who really benefits from this development?

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