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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
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.
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.
Fishermen finding a small area without hyacinth in Lake victoria, Kisumu, Kenya.
Hyacinth plant in bloom at Lake victoria, Kisumu, Kenya.
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.
Old boat stranded in Kisumu due to the Hyacinth at Lake victoria, Kisumu, Kenya.
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.
Sunset over hyacinth in bloom in Lake victoria, Kisumu, Kenya. Hyacinth is multiplying, making the eradication process more and more difficult.
Train transport has been reduced due to the hyacinth in Lake Victoria, Kisumu, Kenya.