Locusts threaten to trigger conflicts in Samburu

Samburu pastoralists graze their livestock. Locusts have destroyed pasture in Samburu County. PHOTO | FILE | AFP

What you need to know:

  • With vegetation virtually cleared in most parts of Samburu East, pastoralists are now scrambling for pasture, which could lead to conflicts.

The invasion of desert locusts in Samburu is now threatening to trigger conflicts over grazing fields among pastoralist communities.

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