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Climate change pilot project launched in northern Kenya

Dryland in northern Kenya

A new study is looking at the effects of climate change on pastoralists’ communities in northern Kenya.

A pilot project on mainstreaming climate change adaptation among the pastoralists of northern Kenya has been launched.

The Ministry of Northern Kenya and Development of other Arid Areas through Arid Lands Resource Management Project with partners who include the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), International Institute for Environment and Development, Kenya Agriculture Research Institute, Meteorological Department, Ministry of Planning, civil society and herdsmen will study how climate change has impacted on the pastoralists’ communities in northern Kenya.

The UK Department for International Development is funding the three-year exercise in Isiolo County before it is rolled out to three other districts in northern Kenya.

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Climate change pilot project launched in northern Kenya

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