Kenya’s Turkana Herders Struggle to Survive in Cycle of Droughts, Floods

VOA News | Mar 26, 2020 at 7:44 PM
  • For nearly a decade, herders in Kenya’s arid northwest have depended on cash payments from the government to withstand a cycle of recurring severe droughts and floods.
  • Kenya in 2012 introduced cash payments to help herders affected by extreme weather from global warming.
  • In the meantime, herders like Akiru and Lopili can only wait for more support and hope for less extreme weather.