Not far from Lake Victoria is this mysterious footprint in solid rock that is said by the locals to be the footprint of Jesus.
The mysterious pool elevated over 600 metres above the lake Victoria water level. The pool whose depth is not ascertained, is said to have its level rise and fall with the tide of Lake Victoria
The people living around Lake Victoria are a very hospitable lot. Whether you meet them in a formal or informal environment, they will always make you feel welcome.
As the communities in the lands around Lake Victoria innocently go about their activities, they may be completely oblivious to how their isolated activities affect the waters of the lake in their neighbourhood.
The rivers feeding Lake Victoria were once nourished by a rich Equatorial forest cover in the north. Today, there are only remnants of this Equatorial forest that was once a part of the African Amazon forest that is the Congo Forest.
One sure way of re-afforesting the Hills that are the source of the water feeding Lake Victoria is to encourage community members to plant trees around their homesteads.
Apart from the delicious fish, the land surrounding Lake Victoria produces some of the most succulent organic fruit in the world.
Overlooking Lake Victoria from the North are the Equator Hills that pour their waters into the Lake basin. These hills have since been striped of their crown of greenery. The Queen needs to have her crown back.
Maintaining a healthy ecosystem for Lake Victoria is a balancing act
The Lake Victoria region boasts world-class hospitality facilities. It is these same standards that we would like to see embraced in managing the resource that is Lake Victoria.
The stunning beauty of Lake Victoria is threatened by the continued sedimentation that is a result of agricultural activity on the shoulders of this crystalline pearl of Africa. The result is seen below as the hyacinth weed thrives off the nutrients from the fertile soils
The consequence of clearing forest cover in mountainous regions bordering Lake Victoria for agriculture are hitting communities adversely. This disrupts the food production equilibrium and has a direct bearing on food security.