The survival of the Mara River Basin and Mara-Serengeti Ecoregion depend on effective cross-border management of these critical natural resources. We direct our efforts toward water resource management, which protects biodiversity as well as community health. USAID partners with local and regional organizations to increase their capacity to maintain critical water levels in the Mara River Basin, which also provides households increased access to clean water and sanitation. We also support policy and governance structures for water access and are expanding programs that address climate change impacts in the region, especially in the drylands, highlands, and coastal areas.
Last updated: May 10, 2013