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Drought Agency distributes animal feeds to save 15,000 livestock

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By Lydiah Nyawira | May 1st 2017 | 1 min read
By Lydiah Nyawira | May 1st 2017
SMART HARVEST
Pastrolists offload animal pellets from a pick up in Naromoru for distribution to about 15, 000 animals in Kieni. More than 20,000 animals have migrated from Laikipia in search of greener pastures. PHOTOS by LYDIAH NYAWIRA on 04/30/2017

The National Drought Management Authority (NDMA) has distributed animal feed worth Sh4 million to assist pastoralists who have migrated to Mt Kenya region due to the ongoing drought.

According to NDMA county coordinator Kariuki Kiragu, the pastoralists will receive the 100,000 kilos of pellets to sustain the animals for two weeks.

The animal feed has been donated by the national government. 

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