Samburu in the former Rift Valley Province. The county is semi arid in natureand sparsely populated with over 80% of the population coming from Samburu community.
Inhabitants of Samburu county as predominantly pastrolists. However, a small percentage practice agricultural related activities in small scale primarily to supplement income from livestock related trade and as additional food sources.
It is home to Samburu National Reserve endowed with abundant wildlife resources and a major income earner for the county’s economy. The county lies within the northern tourist circuit that has huge untapped tourism potential.