Satellite images trigger payouts for Kenyan farmers in grip of drought

by Sophie Eastaugh

Drought is killing thousands of animals in Marsabit, in northern Kenya. The programme could bring crucial relief to thousands of families on the brink of hunger. (Photo: Sophie Eastaugh)

Innovative insurance scheme gives a lifeline to vulnerable pastoralists, as three years of poor rains kill thousands of livestock across northern Kenya.

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