Just back from Samburu /Turkana land in the middle of Kenya. Had an interesting conversation with a friend on a camelfarm. The area had a lot of rain recently, so it is green, the camels and cows are fat. But… World Food Program from the United Nations officialy declared that the area a drought area and … says the area needs food assistance and… now gives food assistance. So the nomadic Turkana and Samburu lifestyle of selling goat, living on milk, blood , meat is neglected by giving them their daily portion of food (soya, mais, oil etc), for free. Even though a lot of people are not hungry in the area. Somebody went to the office to tell WFP to stop the operation, but he was a kind of neglected according to my friend. At the same moment, there are other areas where people are realyy hungry at this moment…
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