Kenya: Farming feels like ‘gambling,’ but insurance helps cut risks

Reuters: After two years of drought, the rains now falling in Kenya are not bringing the expected relief for Kenya's farmers. Why? Erratic weather means no one knows when to put in a crop anymore. "We are confused. It rains in the dry season. Has the rainy season of April and May shifted to now, or is this extra? It's hard to decide when to plant," remarks Rose Wanjiru while she inspects the maize in her field near Nanyuki, at the foot of Mount Kenya. Overhead, dark rain clouds - once a rarity ......

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