Drought

The Tree Helping Kenyan Farmers Beat Drought and Poverty

Kagondu Njagi KIBWEZI, Kenya, March 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Worried that a drought could wipe out his crops back

Combating Desertification: Awareness, National Mitigation & Innovation

Leena Yassin By Leena Yassin This story was made possible thanks to support from InfoNile and Internews’ Earth Journalism Network. Desertification is

Desertification Speaks

“Everyone is fighting against me. They think I’m bad. They don’t understand how desperately I want to settle.” A country

As Drought Scavenges Turkana, Children are Going Hungry

Bakari Ang’ela There are fears that harsh weather conditions in Turkana County could aggravate the food shortage crisis with concerns

‘We have suffered enough.’ Sudanese farmers abandon farming as desertification burns their farms

Leena Yassin By: Leena Yassin Desertification is mainly a result of climate and human pressure on earth. Over the last four decades, desertification has

No water? Parched Kenyans take up an unlikely new crop: fish

Caroline Wambui By Caroline Wambui ITUGURURU, Kenya, May 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Kenya’s often parched Tharaka Nithi County might

As Fruit Trees Fall, a Hunger Threat Looms in Kenya

Caroline Wambui By Caroline Wambui KAJUKI, Kenya, April 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – When Leah Mutembei was growing up in

Kenyan herders turn to grazing app to cut drought risks

Anthony Langat By Anthony Langat ARKAMANA, Kenya, May 7 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – During times of drought, herder Buchu Boru