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From camel to cup

From camel to cup

From camel to cup: Camel milk froths hopes in drought-hit Kenya

In 2017 Kenya declared drought a national disaster and earlier this year announced it had allocated 2 billion shillings, about $20 million, to respond.

Extreme weather has pushed wandering nomads to bank on camels – and their milk – as a drought-safe investment with Kenya now the world's second largest producer of camel milk after neighbouring Somalia.

Camels are highly adapted to climate change, while their milk has been dubbed "white gold" by food experts who say it could help conquer malnutrition.

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