Peace came from the herders. Supporting peace amidst drought, food insecurity and conflict. Lessons from Marsabit County, Kenya
Violent conflicts play a crucial role in current food crises. In northern Kenya, the number of food insecure people is now at its highest level over a decade. At the same time, the politicization of livestock raiding as well as land contestations are of increasing concern. This Study Report analyses how the three factors of drought, hunger and violent conflict interrelate in Marsabit and recommends steps to build peace and overcome food insecurity.