LAND RIGHTS

Push for new conservancies leaves Isiolo nomads in fear

With vast chunks of land eaten up by conservancies, Boranas are wary of plans to create more

In Summary

• Boranas say the conservancies limit access to resources and disrupt nomadic culture

• They decry loss of land and rising insecurity, but NRT says locals run the sanctuaries

The sun is rising over the beautiful town of Isiolo as Mama Khadija sits outside her semi-permanent house on the outskirts of Merti.

Her energies and gusto are failing due to her advanced age. ...

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