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The new born: Fulla Bekh It’argat

A new partnership between ALIN and Drought Management Initiative resulted in the birth of Merti Community Maarifa centre commonly called Fulla bekh it’argat in the local Borana language. Merti town is in Isiolo district of Eastern Kenya located about 240km from Isiolo town. The Drought Management Initiative (DMI) is a joint Government of Kenya/European Commission project aimed at improving capacities of drought management systems in Kenya. The project is implemented within the framework of the Arid Lands Resource Management Project (ALRMP II), under the Ministry of State for the Development of Northern Kenya and other Arid Lands. For More info


Merti T'een

Merti is a small but extra-ordinary town in Isiolo County. It's approximately 240KM from Isiolo town. This film is highlighting and establishing the community, how it came to settle there, features and the people of Merti

Capacity building workshops for Merti Community

Three capacity building workshops and a stakeholder’s meeting were held at Merti maarifa centre from 20th February – 6th March 2010. These workshops ran concurrently involving participants drawn from community development workers, women and youth groups, business community, local leaders and farmers. The main purpose of the workshops was to strengthen the local communities’ capacities in information and knowledge management and impart skills on use of ICTs and multimedia technologies. For more information and reports CLICK HERE

Alternative Livelihood for the Waso Borana

Climate Change abd Food Security

Film on Effects of Climate Change on Food Security in Mutomo District, Eastern Province, Kenya