Adapting Dryland Livestock Production to Meet Climate Change Challenges in Kenya

"Kenya’s arid and semi-arid lands cover 82% of the country’s total land area, and host close to 70% of its livestock and 25% of its human population. In Ijara, a sub-county of Garissa, persistent drought and high temperatures repeatedly devastate livestock herds, which has lowered dependence on livestock as a source of livelihood by 21% over the last 10 years. This has left local pastoralists poorer and more vulnerable."