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LET'S RESET OUR PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION

My phone recently rang off the hook when friends and journalists sought my response to the unconfirmed breaking news that 17,000 hectares in Mau Forest would be hived off for resettlement. I welcomed the question because every opportunity to honestly discuss the priceless nature of our natural resources is forever welcome. It is worth remembering ...

  • Dr. Isaac
  • 11th Mar 2016
  • 79
OUR WATER TOWERS SUPPORT OUR ECONOMY

Toni Morrison a Nobel Laureate once wrote that all water has a perfect memory and is forever trying to get back to where it was.' this quote drives home the fact that water is a living entity and not some inanimate liquid. It must therefore be conserved and replenished at all costs. Water is at the very heart of the Kenya Water Towers Agency, an ...

  • Dr. Isaac
  • 4th Mar 2016
  • 54
TAPPING INTO NATURAL CAPITAL TO GROW THE MIDDLE CLASS

Without a strong and expanding middle class, Kenya's vision 2030 will end up on life support. The World Bank reports that our poverty rate is at 45.9 percent. Not as bad as Zimbabwe's 72.3 percent but a far cry from Tanzania's 28.2 percent. Due to this high poverty rate, Kenya remains stuck in the bottom quarter of the poorest countries in the wor...

  • Dr. Isaac
  • 26th Feb 2016
  • 41
LETS TAP GREEN ENERGY THROUGH MINI HYDROS

Sustainable Development Goal No 7 calls the World to ensure access to affordable, reliable sustainable and modern energy for all'. Power Technology Solutions in Nyeri County is on course to do this as they recover over a million-dollar investment into a Small Hydro Plant within five years. This would average a 15 to 20 percent revenue growth per y...

  • Dr. Isaac
  • 19th Feb 2016
  • 51
MAKING FORTUNES THROUGH PRACTICAL EDUCATION

One of my life's greatest moments was when I escorted my son Kiseko to university. It is a similar feeling for all parents as they experience their Children's first day in the challenging but rewarding world of higher education. Nelson Mandela reminded us that Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.' We must n...

  • Dr. Isaac
  • 29th Jan 2016
  • 65
EMBRACE DATA DRIVEN HEALTH FOR PROSPERITY

In 2015, three out of ten people in Florida's Glade County and Dixie County were physically inactive. Whenever they had some free time on their hands, they didn't hit the gym, walk, run, cycle or engage in any physical activity. Consequently, Florida recorded 6,893 premature deaths. How tragic it must be to eventually lose your life because you are...

  • Dr. Isaac
  • 22nd Jan 2016
  • 47


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