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Farmers from arid Isiolo take advantage of Solar energy for irrigation farming

17th December, 2014

Due to lack of sufficient rain in arid and semi arid areas,Isiolo residents have had no choice but to engage in pastoralism. However a group of farmers in Merti area of Isiolo county are testing the waters by breaking into farming, an unfamiliar domain for them, instead, they are using irrigation powered by solar energy.