A meat vendor on Nairobi’s Outer Ring Road, prepares meat for customers. In East Africa, Kenyans are more meat consumers than their counterparts in the region. Photo/Denish Ochieng
In East Africa, Kenyans are more carnivorous than their counterparts in the region. In Africa, the top tier meat consumers are Sudan, South Sudan, Mauritania, Kenya and Botswana.
The increase in meat consumption is bad news for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which has been at the forefront of advocating a reduction in meat consumption, citing its adverse effects on the environment.
More meat isn’t just clogging our circulations, it is also heating up the earth.