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Ikal Angelei’10
MA Public PolicyFounder and Director, Friends of Lake Turkana, Kenya
Portrait of Ikal Angelei
  • Organized local people to stop construction of the massive Gibe 3 Dam that would block access to water for indigenous people at Lake Turkana
  • 2014 Winner of Luc Hoffmann Medal for Excellence in Wetlands Science and Conservation
  • 2012 Winner of Goldman Environmental Prize, Africa

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