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Preserving life and land in Kenya

Studies show that traditional style nomadic herding is 20% more productive than ranching in areas like Northern Kenya, yet land is being converted to ranches at an alarming rate. There are, however, efforts underway to establish nomadic herders as essential for food security in dry land ecosystems. This video, published by IUCN, details some important work to restore local rights in the Garba Tula dry land district in Kenya.