Climate change fuels violence as hunger drives cattle poaching in East Africa
East Africa’s population is increasingly on the sharp end of climate change impacts.
Photo: Jocelyn T Edwards
The cattle keepers of Karamoja have raided each others’ herds for generations: for prestige, to pay dowries and increase wealth. But the thefts are increasingly driven by hunger caused by a changing climate. Jocelyn T Edwards reports from Uganda
Number 25 July 2011