Reuben Makomere and Laurence Watson talk to Yaseen from the Maldives and Kennedy Liti from Kenya to find out more about how climate change is causing conflict in their countries. Yaseen talks about the Maldives’ reliance on imported food, and the increasing food prices caused by extreme weather events causing conflict in his country. Kennedy talks about the recent conflict in the Tana Delta between farmers and pastoralists over grazing land.

Design and interviews: Reuben Makomere

Filming and editing: Laurence Watson

Featured Image Credit: Brent Stirton Photography

Written by Reuben Makomere

Reuben Makomere

Reuben Makomere is a law student from Kenya and part of the Africa Youth Initiative on Climate Change (AYICC). The movement's goal is to ensure the participation of African Youth in the climate change debate, to identify and seek support for youth driven climate change solutions and to increase awareness on climate change.