Better grazing practices hold key to Kenyan droughts

SciDev.Net: Drought is having a major impact on the livelihoods of Kenya's pastoralists The current drought in northern Kenya has deep roots in the current practices of pastoralists that need to be addressed, says conservationist David Western. Failed rains have tipped the balance from poverty to starvation for 12 million in the Horn of Africa. But they don't explain the depth of the tragedy, any more than the growing threat of climate change explains the recent decades of rangeland deterioration. Early......

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