Call to Scrap Cross-County Levies on Livestock Movement

The second arid and semi-arid lands conference ended last week with a call for removal of inter-county levies and fees imposed on pastoralists in search of pasture. Leaders from pastoralist communities said the livestock sector was facing numerous challenges, among them cross-county taxation and levies and called for integrated management to cushion pastoralists from further…

Laikipia Invasive Species Symposium : Managing the Opuntia Stricta

Last week, Laikipia County Government, through the office of the Governor, formed 5 strategic working groups that will help find sustainable solutions towards eradicating, controlling and managing the invasive species, Opuntia Stricta. Formation of the working groups was pegged to the different mechanisms that are currently being used as solutions to managing the species. This…