Sh200m electric fence around forest keeps Laikipia farmers happy

Marauding elephants, monkeys, baboons, hyenas and sometimes lions would descend on farms, leaving a trail of destruction and sometimes death.

Photo credit: Eric Matara | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • The high-voltage fence has played a major role in keeping animals and humans separate.

For many years, residents of Laikipia West, Laikipia County, have suffered huge losses from wild animals invading their homes and farms.

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