Drought drives Tanzanian herders into conflict with farmers

AlertNet: Deadly conflicts are erupting in Tanzania's southeastern Rufiji valley, as farmers clash with pastoralists who are being pushed into the area by drought, seeking land and water for their animals. Hundreds of herdsmen from the nearby regions of Iringa and Morogoro are streaming towards the Pwani (Coast) Region's Rufiji Delta with thousands of their cattle, officials say. This movement is causing tensions between the livestock keepers, who are desperately searching for new pasture, and local......

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