Biogas from lake hyacinth picking up speed in Kenya

August 27, 2019 |

In Kenya, the Guardian newspaper reports that a local biogas company who teamed with global players like AstraZeneca and University of Cambridge’s Institute for Sustainability to use the lake hyacinth that is choking Lake Victoria to produce biogas that can later be used for cooking. So far the project is in its early stages but 50 plants are slated for Kenya in an effort to clean up the waters that have been negatively impacting the fishing industry and lake transportation since the 1980s while also working to reduce the health impacts of typically women who use firewood for cooking.

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