Monday, 19 January 2009

The Turkana nomadic pastoralists of Lake Turkana (the jade sea) Kenya

Most of Turkana are cattle herders, some engage in small-scale agriculture and fishing on Lake Turkana. Their traditional way of life is threatened due drought.In order to assist the Turkana combat drought conditions, water wells are being drilled and the water stored in concrete basins. With year round access to water, the Turkana are now becoming less nomadic and starting to settle.

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