About the “Shamba System”

Following announcement by the Deputy president Hon. Rigathi Gachagua on re-introduction of the “Shamba System” to help solve food insecurity problem that Kenya is facing now, I join thousands of environmentalists in standing by the words of Nobel Laureate the late Prof Wangari Maathai who opined that the shamba system was unsustainable and subject to […]

Call to conserve Kingwal Swamp

Did you know there exists an underwater antelope? The Kingwal Swamp in Nandi County is home to the Sitatunga, (Tragelaphus Spekii) the rare endangered semi-aquatic antelope that is confined to Marshy and swampy habitats. Kenya has about 100 Sitatungas. Sitatunga are unique in that they like to live in swampy areas with thick grass and […]