Invasive Ipomea plant has destroyed grazing fields in Kajiado

  • | Citizen TV

    Residents of Kajiado are banking on science to spearhead the eradication of an invasive plant known as Ipomea, which has colonized grazing fields, jeopardising the county’s food security. An estimated 1 million livestock are in danger of lack of pasture, as the weed has taken over three sub counties with scientists warning of a potential spill over across the country. Laura Otieno reports on the tribulations of pastoral communities whose mainstay is slowly slipping from their hands.