24-02-2017 by redazione
Drought emergency it's growing more and more throughout Kenya and even on the coast.
Two sporadic downpours in recent days between Malindi and Watamu have not improved the situation is tightening siege of breeders and farmers.
The vegetable prices are rising while the overproduction of pineapple and other fruits from the trees matured faster because of the heat, it means that some products are not placed and others are instead thrown and rot.
In many farm inland from days it does not produce more milk and the problem also lies with the dairy producers, including companies like Malindi Products but also small businesses that produce yogurt and fresh cheese at home or in their shamba.
A Taita Taveta drought a family of elephants broke into a primary school looking water, with children (also amused by the event) barricaded themselves in classrooms.
The herds of cows instead are increasingly brought into Tsavo East, grazing guarded by shepherds, because of felines that roam disbelief of many walkers steaks. The tour operators' association of the coast has complained: "We can not bring tourists into the bush to see the cows", but the problem is still far more severe.
Tsavo West Patrick Kilonzo, a carriage association Kenyan Volunteers Of Tsavo, each day enter the park with a truck 11 thousand liters of water and pours them into the pools to water the wild animals.
The hope is that it mitigates the heat, that inside a few weeks early to rain and there is a good monsoon season, otherwise after the fauna, the man will start to have big problems.
Kenya is plagued by drought.
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Satao II, one of the few remaining elephants by the giant tusks in Kenya, the "big tuskers" (estimated there would be no...
These days the Kenya Wildlife Service, as they announced, was to make a census of the animals present in the Tsavo National Park. Counts really important, because the exceptional and tragic drought this year is unfortunately endangering the lives of many...
Progress for the tarmac of the road that leads to the entrance hall from Malindi Gate of Tsavo East National Park.
After the stretch from Malindi to the village of Ganda they have been leveled and are now in very good...
Never such a beautiful sea in Malindi as this year.
None of the historic residents, fishermen, tour operators and Malindi citizens have memories of a crystal-clear and blue Indian ocean in front of the town.
Virtually from the change of wind...
Malindi's "paving" continues, in order to streamline the traffic that with the development of the town increases day by day.
The laying works have been completed in these days and the entire stretch from the airport road (Malindi-Mombasa, from the...
This year's so-called "small rains" are very similar to the older sisters in May and June.
The abundant and continuous rainfall of these days...
In Malindi and the Kenyan coast the rains are expected as a godsend. The drought has done extreme damage to the land and to the farms.
They are already dead cattle and many plants were reduced to dead branches.