Report on the impending closure of the Manda channel or Mkanda, due to the construction of the Lamu port

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2° 16' 27.0228" S, 40° 54' 17.4456" E

Report on the impending closure of the Manda channel or Mkanda, due to the construction of the Lamu port

Save Lamu highlights the impact of the LAPSSET project on a large number of people in Lamu County dependent on fishing as means of livelihood. These people use the Mkanda Channel for economic, and social reasons such people accessing schools and hospitals. The closure of the Mkanda Channel during the construction of the Lamu port will inhibit and obstruct the movement of people and goods from island to island in the Lamu Archipelago. 

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