Ikal Angelei accepts Luc Hoffmann Medal

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Ms. Ikal Angelei, founder and director of Friends of Lake Turkana in Kenya, accepts the Wetlands International Luc Hoffmann Medal for Excellence in Wetlands Science and Conservation – Category Communication, education and public awareness – for her crucial role in mobilising and representing the interests of hundreds of thousands of local people living around Lake Turkana, in Africa’s Rift Valley, whose survival and livelihoods depend on the Lake and are threatened by the proposed construction of the Gibe 3 Dam.