Ikal Ange'elei

Ikal Ange'elei

Ikal Angelei, Friends of Lake Turkana, KenyaCreator: Joerg Farys | Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung. Creative Commons License LogoThis image is licensed under Creative Commons License.
Biography: 

Ikal Ang'elei is the director
 of Friends of Lake Turkana, a community association formed
 in 2008 in response to threats 
to the viability of the world's largest permanent desert lake 
in northwestern Kenya. She
 was awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize in 2012, 
in particular for her voicing of environmental implications of the Gilgel Gibe III Dam, speaking on behalf of Kenyan indigenous communities.