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Pastoralists get insurance payout for livestock deaths

By James Kariuki March 27  2014 Business Daily Africa

One hundred families in Wajir have been compensated for livestock deaths linked to drought by a sharia-compliant insurance company. The Sh500,000 payout is aimed lifting pastoralists out of subsistence cattle-keeping to a business where they shall stop selling cattle at throwaway prices to brokers during drought in a rush to cut losses….read more

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