Climate idea

Munene Mugambi

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Government of Kenya

Climate idea

Climate idea on how to make North Eastern Kenya and other arid areas arable for food production.

Water scarcity is a major problem in Kenya, particularly in the dry areas of northeastern and other arid regions of the country. However, with the advancement in technology, there are several sustainable ways to make these areas arable. Here are some ideas on how the Kenyan government can achieve this:

Water harvesting: The government can invest in water harvesting technologies such as rainwater harvesting, rooftop harvesting, and underground water harvesting to collect and store water during the rainy season for use in the dry season.

Irrigation systems: The government can invest in drip irrigation systems, which are more efficient in water use compared to traditional irrigation methods. These systems can help farmers grow crops all year round in arid regions.

Solar-powered pumps: The government can provide solar-powered pumps to farmers in arid regions to pump water from boreholes and wells for irrigation. This will reduce the cost of pumping water using fossil fuel-powered pumps.

Wind turbines: The government can also invest in wind turbines to generate electricity in the arid regions. This can be used to power water pumps for irrigation and to provide electricity to the local communities.

Hydrogen fuel cells: The government can also explore the use of hydrogen fuel cells to generate electricity for use in the arid regions. Hydrogen fuel cells can be used to power water pumps, and provide electricity to the local communities.

Tree planting: The government can also promote tree planting in the arid regions to help reduce the effects of desertification and to improve soil fertility.

These solutions will not only make the arid regions arable but will also provide sustainable sources of energy and water for the local communities. The government can also provide incentives to farmers who adopt these technologies to encourage more people to embrace sustainable farming practices.
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  • walter lungayi

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    irrigation should be top priority

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    • Daniel Waweru

      4 w

      I believe we have what we need at the moment, lets work that out then know how we will deal with we don't have

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      • Gorffly mokua

        4 w

        We already have the solutions we need, is now time to push for their implementations.

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        • Daniel Waweru

          4 w

          @gorffly_mokua You're right. And the implementations should be a matter of urgency

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        • Harrison wambui

          4 w

          Great ideas ...but boreholes and planting trees will bring a big change

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          • Elizabeth Gathigia

            4 w

            Very great ideas

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            • Rukia Ahmed Abdi

              4 w

              These are great ideas ! ASALS can be restored

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            • Tabitha Kimani

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              We need to end reliance on rain fed agriculture and also sink boreholes and desalinate the waters through the technologies that have been developed.

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