Fear of conflict over pasture as camels invade Meru farms

Camels feed on Euphorbia tirucalli

Camels feed on Euphorbia tirucalli (pencil cactus) planted as a hedge around a homestead in Kandebene village, Tigania West on August 10, 2021. Herders from Isiolo and Marsabit have invaded the area in search of pasture.

Photo credit: Charles Wanyoro | Nation Media Group

Tension has engulfed lower parts of Tigania in Meru County after camels from neighbouring counties invaded farms, triggering fears of conflict over pasture and water.

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