Before, the jumbos would come between December and February. This time, they were in people’s homesteads as early as August. That, to them, is unusual. The good thing is that a climate-friendly solution – solar-powered fences – is coming up.
The World Wide Fund for Nature-Keny,a funded by BMZ German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development through WWF-Germany, has liaised with KWS to put up the solar-powered fence to help the locals.
“Through this project, we have also been able to mitigate Human wildlife conflict by using solar-powered elephant deterrent fences to fence villages that are within the conflict hotspots,” Dr Yussuf Wato, Head of Science, Research and Innovation at WWF-Kenya says.
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