The fight against the little bug causing big problems in Laikipia

Every year, untold numbers of wildlife and livestock succumb to Tick-Borne Diseases (TBD) in Laikipia. The disease also affects animals worldwide, resulting to economic losses amounting to millions of dollars. Ticks, small but deadly, cause diseases such as East Coast Fever, Q. Fever, Babesiosi and Heartwater and recently, Laikipia registered approximately 30 tick– borne diseases…

New public-private partnership tackles water conservation and management

In a bold move to address the challenges of water conservation and management in the Ewaso Nyiro sub-catchment, public and private representatives of water interests met in December 2015 to initiate a new water resources partnership. Representatives from Water Departments within Meru and Nyeri Counties, joined their Laikipia counterpart at a meeting that included green…