Pasture seed banks give hope to pastoralists in drought-ravaged ASALs of Kenya

Author

David Owino

Duncan Lukoye

Juma Majanga

Source(s)
Disaster Risk Reduction Network of African Journalists

Drought patterns that are becoming more frequent and persistent as a result of climate change are reducing animal herds and exacerbating poverty in Kenya’s arid and semi-arid regions. The death of animals on a regular basis is also a sign of stressed ecosystems that are strained and have few opportunities to regenerate.

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