Kenya’s pastoralists reach out for carbon cash

AlertNet: If the promise of earning carbon credits is realised, Nixon Parnisa counts himself among hundreds of pastoralists likely to profit from a new revenue stream. The herder already has an anaerobic digester at his home in Kitengela, about 120 km (75 miles) northeast of Lake Magadi, in southern Kenya. The machine uses livestock waste to produce biogas for cooking and lighting. But now Parnisa is looking beyond saving money on fuel. He hopes to increase his income by joining a scheme to adapt herding......

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