Kenya to extend livestock insurance to 14 counties

Environment, Water and Natural Resources Cabinet Secretary Judy Wakhungu. PHOTO/FILE/NATION MEDIA GROUP.

What you need to know:

  • She said the 5,012 pastoralists who insured animals last year received Sh15 million compensation after their region suffered drought leading to livestock deaths.

The government will roll out a livestock insurance to all fourteen arid and semi-arid counties to help safeguard cattle during drought.

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