The government of Kenya has an affirmative duty to publicly disclose a power purchase agreement with Ethiopia and information describing the possible social and environmental impacts of hydropower facilities in Ethiopia that would divert water flowing into Lake Turkana. The State must also ensure Lake Turkana is sustainably managed utilized and conserved, and exercise the necessary precautions in preventing environmental harm that may arise from any power purchase agreements with Ethiopia.
The Lahore High Court affirmed that the right to food is a fundamental right protected by the Constitution of Pakistan, Islamic edicts, and international law. The High Court granted a writ of mandamus directing government authorities to do all in their power to preserve, conserve, and manage food resources to prevent waste and to distribute excess food to people in need.
This project has been made possible by the generous support of the Philip Stoddard Brown and Adele Smith Brown Foundation