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Kioga:

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or Kioga
, lake, c.100 mi (160 km) long, formed by the Victoria Nile, S central Uganda, E Africa. It occupies part of the same depression as Lake Victoria, to which it was once joined. The shallow lake has large areas of papyrus swamp.
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An official of the National Fisheries Resources Research Institute says Lake Kyoga's shoreline has receded by 50 metres in the last two decades because rice farmers have di- verted river waters draining into the lake to their gardens in contravention of environ- mental regulations.
An official of the National Fisheries Resources Research Institute says Lake Kyoga's shoreline has receded by 50 metres in the last two decades because rice farmers have diverted river waters draining into the lake to their gardens in contravention of environmental regulations.
It flows for approximately 500 kilometers (300 mi) farther, through Lake Kyoga, until it reaches Lake Albert.
1) The Great Lakes region includes Lake Albert and Lake Kyoga in the north, Lake Victoria in the east, Lake Tanganyika in the south, and Lake Edward and Lake Kivu in the west.
Uganda, one the few countries where the bird is still found, has one of the largest shoebill populations, with over 200 birds living in the Lake Kyoga region alone.
The CSIRO had already formed an alliance with researchers at the Namalongo Research Station in Uganda, in particular James Ogwang and Richard Molo when the salvinia weed was being tackled on another lake, Lake Kyoga.
Further, introductions outside its native range into Lake Victoria and Lake Kyoga in Africa resulted in massive ecological modifications of the native fish communities and collapse of local fisheries (Barel et al., 1985).
Other areas mooted outside that region, where the extent of reserves is less well known, include Lake Kyoga in central Uganda and Karamoja in the northeast.
One commentator--Denis Tweedle, an ichthyologist in Grahamstown --commented "The biggest Nile Tilapia I saw was exactly 10kg in Lake Kyoga, Uganda in 1971, taken from the throat of a 110kg Nile perch that had choked to death on it.
The most attractive option at present appears to be the 700MW Karuma scheme, which would lie downstream of both Bujagali and Lake Kyoga.