DI analyses Analyses


The UN classifies Kenya as a water-poor country. Water is a very limited resource in Kenya it is one of the most water scarce countries in the world, with a steadily declining per capita fresh water availability.

Kenya has a total population of 47.4 million people, 76% of which lives in rural areas. Kenya is experiencing a rapid growth in urbanization.

Asasemi-arid, water scarce country, Kenya faces particular challenges in terms of management and protection of the country’s water resources.