New Water Projects to Alleviate Pastoralist - Nomadic Disputes In Kenya

18 Oct 2020 by Local Press Report

The government’s commitment to ending the prevalent water shortage in Marsabit County still stands with projects valued to over Sh2 billion in progress. Water scarcity has always resulted in skirmishes not only among local pastoralist communities but with their immediate nomadic neighbours of Ethiopia who get sucked into the struggle for grazing resources. The climate change phenomena has complicated the situation as boreholes dry up and become saline due to heat waves making the dry spells harsher and prolonged.