MAWENI, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Outside a small, secluded house in Maweni village, a group of about 150 farmers sat together in the sweltering heat to talk about a topic giving them all sleepless nights: water.
OLOMAYIANA, Kenya, March 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) -
I n this Maasai village, where cattle have long been a symbol of
wealth and pride, “I hope your cattle are well” is the most
common greeting among friends and neighbours.
KAMATUNGU, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As Mary Mbaka tended to the crops on her farm in central Kenya, she wondered if she could rely on recent heavy rains to keep them watered, or if she should be preparing for a dry spell.
MUGAMBONE, Kenya, July 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) -
When Steve Mbugua uprooted more than 500 coffee trees on his
half-acre farm in Nyeri county eight years ago, his neighbours
thought he was making a mistake.
MATHIGA, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Sheltered by a tarpaulin from the blazing sun, a group of Kenyan women weave handfuls of dried reeds, their practiced hands turning them into exquisite baskets, mats and hats that have been sold to tourists from around the world.
KITENGELA, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In this arid stretch of Kajiado County, where worsening heat and drought have been tough on livestock farmers, Arnold Ole Kapurua is experimenting with a hot new crop: chillis.
ITUGURURU, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Kenya’s often parched Tharaka Nithi County might seem an unlikely place to take up fish farming. But farmer James Muchangi thinks tilapia and catfish might be his crop of the future as climate change brings more unpredictable weather and worsening crop failures.
KAJUKI, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Leah Mutembei was growing up in Kajuki, a village in central Kenya, most farms were dotted with avocado and mango trees.
WERU, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In Elly Joy Kanini’s farmyard in Kenya’s Tharaka Nithi County, a few chickens perch while others peck for food, and a cock runs after a hen.
KAMANYAKI, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Edna Kambura was only seven years old when she had "the cut" – female genital mutilation – in her village in central Kenya.