If goats, sheep, cattle or camels fall sick, their owners suffer too. When faced with this situation, livestock farmers in rural Africa usually have to cope entirely on their own. The project “Camels for drought areas” in Kenya is seeking to improve this.
The latest issue of “The Organic Farmer” (TOF) has warned farmers that the poor maize harvest this year, due to prolonged droughts associated with climate change, also affects the production of feed for their animals.
Overshoot Day: Today, we have already consumed more resources than the Earth can renew in a whole year
2nd August – six days earlier than in 2016 – was the day on which humans had already consumed the Earth’s naturally sustainable resources for the entire year. In other words, we are consuming resources much faster than the Earth can regenerate them. For the rest of the year we are living on credit - at the expense of future generations.