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Kenya

Kenya's drought-hit herders lose out in cut-price land sales

13 Apr 2015, TRF

According to Kenyan NGO Youth Empowerment Support Services (YESS), many herders are being pushed to the edge of survival by climate-related pressures. In a November report from YESS on land sales by the Maasai tribe in Kajiado County, which borders Nairobi, researchers warned that pastoralist communities are struggling to make a living as drought decimates water sources and grazing, making it harder to sustain animals...


National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Ministry of Devolution and Planning, State department of devolution, Directorate of special programmes
  • Website:http://www.devolutionplanning.go.ke
  • Contact:Permanent Secretary
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  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Ministry of Devolution and Planning, State department of devolution, Directorate of special programmes
  • Website:http://www.devolutionplanning.go.ke
  • Contact:Permanent Secretary
  • Phone:+254-20-2250645 ext. 39502 +254-20-2250628 ext. 39502




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