KAJIADO, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - James Shakita had raised cattle for more than 30 years when he decided the only way to save his livelihood was to break with generations of tradition and swap some of his cows for crops.
LOOSUK, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In this arid part of northern Kenya, water can be hard to find, particularly in the dry season.
KILIFI, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From a mile away, the roof of Mihingoni Primary School glitters in Kenya's midday sun. The effect, though, comes not from the roof but from what is on it: a sparkling array of solar panels.
WATAMU, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Like many places in the world, Kenya’s coast faces challenges with waste plastic, from used shopping bags that block drains to throw-away water bottles that litter streets and wash into the sea.
MARSABIT, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Widow Ahatho Turuga lost 20 of her goats to drought early last year, but the shopkeeper is planning to reinvest in her herd once she has saved enough money.
TURKANA, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the simmering heat of the Kalobeyei refugee settlement in northwest Kenya, Augustine Murenzi brushes soil off a maturing watermelon in his small kitchen garden.
OLENARAU, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Despite the scorching sun, Kirinkle Saruni keeps a watchful eye on his 15 cows grazing by a sand dam.
NAROK, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Kelena Ole Nchoe hopes efforts to share river water in the Ewaso Nyiro South basin in Kenya’s Rift Valley will help avoid the violence that has erupted elsewhere between herders and farmers as a drought crisis shrinks pasture. But he is sure there will be competition for water in the near future.
OLOSHO-OIBOR, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When the first few residents of this village in the Ngong hills installed solar panels, nearly a decade ago, the only aim was to power their own homes, as their town had no connection to the national power grid.
LAIKIPIA, Kenya, Jan 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In
the late evening, Eunice Kaparo and Rosemary Nenini finish up
their daily cleaning routine in the modern Maasai dwellings, or
manyattas, owned by the Twala women's group.