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Overview of Lake Victoria
kisumu
By Ulrik Pedersen
19 Oct 2012

Overview of Lake victoria from Kisumu, Kenya from the local university. The effects of the hyacinth is affecting all the communities around the Lake Victoria– 30.10.2012,. Copyright: Ulrik Pedersen

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Lake Victoria (1 of 10)
kisumu
By Ulrik Pedersen
10 Oct 2012

Boat trying to navigate through the hyacinth on Lake victoria, Kisumu, Kenya. Only the smaller boats can move in the morning as the Hyacinth is less dense.

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Lake Victoria (5 of 10)
kisumu
By Ulrik Pedersen
10 Oct 2012

Boats stuck due to hyacinth at Lake Victoria, Kisumu, Kenya. An agreement has been made with a company to remove the hyacinth but the process is very cumbersome.

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Lake Victoria (4 of 10)
kisumu
By Ulrik Pedersen
10 Oct 2012

Fishermen finding a small area without hyacinth in Lake victoria, Kisumu, Kenya.

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Lake Victoria (3 of 10)
kisumu
By Ulrik Pedersen
10 Oct 2012

Hyacinth plant in bloom at Lake victoria, Kisumu, Kenya.

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Lake Victoria (9 of 10)
kisumu
By Ulrik Pedersen
10 Oct 2012

Men try to fish but only catch very small fish due to the hyacinth on Lake victoria. Fish are now bought at markets far away and even from Uganda, making the fish very expensive.

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Lake Victoria (8 of 10)
kisumu
By Ulrik Pedersen
10 Oct 2012

Old boat stranded in Kisumu due to the Hyacinth at Lake victoria, Kisumu, Kenya.

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Lake Victoria (6 of 10)
kisumu
By Ulrik Pedersen
10 Oct 2012

Boat surrounded by hyacinth at Lake victoria, Kisumu, Kenya. Only some smaller boats are able to move, complicating the work of the fishermen who depend on their catch to make a living.

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Lake Victoria (2 of 10)
kisumu
By Ulrik Pedersen
10 Oct 2012

Sunset over hyacinth in bloom in Lake victoria, Kisumu, Kenya. Hyacinth is multiplying, making the eradication process more and more difficult.

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Lake Victoria (7 of 10)
kisumu
By Ulrik Pedersen
10 Oct 2011

Train transport has been reduced due to the hyacinth in Lake Victoria, Kisumu, Kenya.