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As droughts worsen, Kenyan herders revive ancient grazing system.

KINNA, Kenya, June 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In 2011, Aden Boru, a Borana pastoralist in northeast Kenya, lost 12 of his 60 cows to drought. Herders in other parts of the province were unluckier still, and lost their entire herd.

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