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7 October 2021
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As alterações climáticas estão a transformar milhões de pessoas em refugiados todos os anos. As inundações e secas recorrentes forçam-nas a abandonar as suas quintas, das quais dependem. É um problema complexo de escassez de terra, alterações climáticas, pobreza e falta de representação política. No Quénia, agricultores que perderam tudo apelam à construção de uma barragem.
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6 October 2021
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Baringo, Kwale, Laikipia, Kitui, West Pokot and Lamu are among counties at risk of severe food shortages.
9 September 2021
Kenya

Nairobi. President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday declared the drought ravaging parts of the country a national disaster.

The declaration comes just a month after the National Drought Management Authority (NDMA) said an estimated 2.1 million Kenyans face acute food shortage and would be in urgent need of assistance in the coming six months.

ctivist Okiya Omtatah at the Milimani Law Courts. FILE PHOTO | NMG
8 September 2021
Kenya

Activist Okiya Omtatah has moved to court to challenge a section of the law that limits the period within which victims of historical land injustices can make compensation claims.

More Than 29,000 Acres Of Land Secured For Wildlife In Amboseli
5 September 2021
Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 5 – The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) has secured 29,035 acres of land as habitat for wildlife in Amboseli, in the south of Kenya.

Kenyans urged to submit claims of historical land injustices to NLC
27 August 2021
Kenya

Kenyans with complaints about historical land injustices have until September 20th this year to submit their grievances to the National Land Commission. A section of rights groups believe that Kenyans have not been sensitized enough on the matter, calling for urgent measures to ensure no one is locked out.

Farmers regreen Kenya’s drylands with agroforestry and an app
11 September 2021
Kenya

A Quarter of the world’s 4.4 billion hectares (10.9 million acres) of cropland is degraded, often due to drying, according to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO). Just over a hectare and a half, or 4 acres, of that dried-out land have for years been located at Benedict-

pound) bags of produce from a 0.8-hectare (2-acre) plot, whether the rains are adequate or not.

Kenyan youth are turning to farming. FILE PHOTO | NMG
13 August 2021
Kenya

Around May this year, there was a video that went viral on social media and reintroduced the conversation on how agriculture could be made more “attractive” to the youth in Africa.

The Supreme Court building. FILE PHOTO | NMG
11 August 2021
Kenya

Supreme Court judges have thwarted an attempt to escalate to the apex court a land inheritance row among the children of a senior colonial government’s chief.

The gender debate.
10 June 2021
Kenya

A number of heavily entrenched cultural practices and policy orientation continue to frustrate efforts and gender equity in our country.

Gender Equality Image: STAR ILLUSTRATED:
5 July 2021
Kenya

Gender inequality doesn't make sense on any level.

By marginalising women, we deny ourselves the opportunity to lift millions of men, women and children out of poverty. Not to mention the chance of a just and fair world.

A team from Nema enforcement and KWS at the point where raw sewer pollutes the park Image: COURTESY
7 July 2021
Kenya

A curious fact about Kenya's conservation efforts is that there is no institution, government or any other authority, that can authoritatively give the exact figure of the forest cover.

Over the years, even government ministers have been giving varying indicators on whether the country is losing its forests or gaining cover.

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