In recent years in Kenya, the delay in rains has become a norm. (Photo/IHH/Flickr).

With 2.6 Million Facing Crisis Levels Of Food Insecurity, Why Kenya’s Seasonal Rains Keep Failing And What Needs To Be Done

The change in rainfall patterns has a huge impact on Kenya because 98% of the countrys agriculture is rain-fed. Agriculture also accounts for 70% of the workforce and about 25% of the annual GDP.


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Hydropower plays a big role electrifying many African countries. (Photo/Shutterstock).

Africa Is Building Power Dams Big Time, And Risks Being Punished Heavily For It Down The Line

Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam will have an installed generating capacity of 6000MW. This is similar in size to the worlds largest nuclear power station, Japans Kashiwazaki-Kariwa plant.


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Seeds displayed in a market in Zimbabwe. (Photo/Sally Nyakanyanga/IRIN).

Seed Banks Can Help Africa’s Farmers Beat Down Climate Change: The Zimbabwe Story

One hurdle standing in the way of greater use of indigenous seeds is their relative lack of availability.


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Climate change could kill of pastoralism. (Photo/IRIN).

In This Part Of Kenya 1.3 Million Endure Poverty, Now Worst Drought In Living Memory Pushes More To The Brink

“I used to be a man. Now I live like a dog because I am poor”.


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Somalis make a living in the harshest of natural environments. (Photo/Hassan Hirsi/World Bank).

Life In Somalia Is Extremely Tough, So How Do They Survive? That’s The $1.4 Billion Question

One in five Somali households receive remittances. Without that, many of them would fall into poverty.