THE BLAME GAME
Direct collection of water by households, urban centres and irrigation schemes. Alleged lacklustre management of the reserve by the Narok County Government which is yet to come up with a management plan for the reserve and outlying ecosystem.
Local and national political leaderships for “marked indifference and for failing to comprehensively address the Mau issue. The destruction of the Mau, has exacerbated the vulnerability of the Mara ecosystem to droughts.” Ecologist Violet Matiru