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Mathenge weed invades grazing fields in Turkana

NORTH EASTERN

The weed that is spreading at an alarming rate has extended into Lake Turkana and sections of rivers.

Mathenge weed invades grazing fields in Turkana

By Bakari Angela | 3 months ago

Efforts to control deadly weed hurt by ban on logging

Efforts to control deadly weed hurt by ban on logging

Residents claim the best way to control the spread of plant is by cutting it down but they can’t do it because of the ban imposed by Environment CS

Caroline Chebet | 2 years ago

Kefri puts invasive weed to good use

The weed, also known as Prosopis juliflora, has colonised critical grazing and farm lands in Baringo, Turkana, Garissa, Tana River and Lamu counties.

Caroline Chebet | 3 years ago

Mathenge tree, the weed from hell

Prosopis juliflora also known as Mathenge Tress was introduced in Kenya from Brazil in 1973 to combat desertification in arid areas.

Caroline Chebet and Julius Chepkwony | 3 years ago

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