wn.com 10 May, 2022 22:15 am

For East Africa’s pastoralists, climate change already fueling violence, hunger (University of Colorado at Boulder)

) Banner image: A Maasai man herds goats in East Africa. (Credit: CC photo via WikiMedia Commons) In 2008 and 2009, a severe drought swept through much of Kenya and Tanzania. Nomadic herders, or pastoralists, such as the Maasai people in Tanzania, pushed south in search of greener expanses, bringing tens of thousands of cattle with them. What happened next was largely unprecedented: Locals from a region of Tanzania called Manyara, who were also Maasai, evicted the newcomers, beating some so
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