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How does Kenya benefits from development of seven forks Hydroelectric power scheme?

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Kenya benefits from development of seven forks Hydroelectric are;

  • Government earns some income/revenue from electricity fees
  • The scheme generates electricity which is used for industrial/domestic purposes
  • Dams have modified the local climate and vegetation
  • The projects provides sites that are tourist attraction
  • It has led to control of floods in the lower parts of river Tana enabling people to make use of the valley
  • The project has created reservoirs which provide fishing grounds
  • Some of the dams provide water for irrigation purposes

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