Coun­ties asked to sup­port beach man­age­ment units

Daily Nation (Kenya) - - NATIONAL NEWS -

Five coun­ties bor­der­ing Lake Vic­to­ria have been asked to al­lo­cate more funds to strengthen Beach Man­age­ment Units in the re­gions. Kenya Ma­rine and Fish­eries Re­search In­sti­tute re­search sci­en­tist Cyprian Odoli said most units in Homa Bay, Kisumu, Mig­ori, Si­aya and Bu­sia do not have ad­e­quate funds to per­form their day-to-day tasks. He said county gov­ern­ments need to pro­vide sup­port, in­clud­ing fu­elling of boats for pa­trols.

— Elizabeth Ojina

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