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Kenyan herders turn to grazing app to cut drought risks

07 May 2018

ARKAMANA, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - During times of drought, herder Buchu Boru has to walk tens of kilometers in search of pasture for his animals - with no guarantee he will find it.

FEATURE-Kenyan herders turn to grazing app to cut drought risks

07 May 2018

ARKAMANA, Kenya, May 7 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - During times of drought, herder Buchu Boru has to walk tens of kilometres in search of pasture for his animals - with no guarantee he will find it.

Refugees – and forests – benefit as Kenya's herders torch an invader

10 Oct 2017

KAKUMA, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Turkana County is one of Kenya’s most arid regions, but land near the town of Kakuma sports a dense thicket of thorny trees.

FEATURE-Refugees – and forests – benefit as Kenya's herders torch an invader

10 Oct 2017

KAKUMA, Kenya, Oct 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Turkana County is one of Kenya’s most arid regions, but land near the town of Kakuma sports a dense thicket of thorny trees.

Loans for solar systems make power affordable in rural Kenya

15 Aug 2017

NAIVASHA, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - It is early evening in Ndabibi village in Naivasha, and there are threatening clouds overhead. Kenneth Njoroge quickly parks his motorcycle by the mud structure that serves as his kitchen and rushes into the main house before the rain starts pounding.

FEATURE-Loans for solar systems make power affordable in rural Kenya

15 Aug 2017

NAIVASHA, Kenya, Aug 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - It is early evening in Ndabibi village in Naivasha, and there are threatening clouds overhead. Kenneth Njoroge quickly parks his motorcyle by the mud structure that serves as his kitchen and rushes into the main house before the rain starts pounding.

For women in Kenya's dry north, water is power

16 Jun 2017

WAJIR, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Sitting a couple of kilometers outside the village of Wajir-bor in northeast Kenya is something quite rare for these dry parts: a small, well-maintained reservoir full of water with a watchman standing guard at the gate.

FEATURE-For women in Kenya's dry north, water is power

16 Jun 2017

WAJIR, Kenya, June 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Sitting a couple of kilometres outside the village of Wajir-bor in northeast Kenya is something quite rare for these dry parts: a small, well-maintained reservoir full of water with a watchman standing guard at the gate.

FEATURE-Solar boreholes, irrigated crops throw lifeline to Kenyan herders

22 Mar 2017

GARISSA, Kenya, March 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - At the only borehole with water for miles around, the troughs are under siege in Saretho village as hundreds of camels, cattle, sheep and goats await their turn.

Drought insurance helps some Kenyan herders, others wait for aid

20 Feb 2017

GARISSA, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Along a dusty road between the northern Kenyan town of Garissa and the village of Kasha, the carcasses of dozens of cows and goats lie rotting in the heat.

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