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21/12/2017
By: Ann

Decision matrix for development interventions in pastoral areas

In the article “Development interventions in pastoralist areas: a new decision matrix to identify win-win situations and no-go zones” published in the web-based journal Solutions (2017, Vol. 8, No. 3), Pablo Manzano introduces a methodology to allow outsiders from development programmes to quickly comprehend the logic of pastoral systems. This involves a respectful bottom-up approach […]

21/12/2017
By: Ann

Pathways to resilience in pastoralist areas

Across the Horn of Africa, pastoralist areas have been persistent and difficult challenges for governments and for development and humanitarian agencies. Although often viewed as physically remote, universally poor and subject to droughts and conflicts, these areas can also be economic hubs, with substantial livestock trade networks to local markets and crossing borders to neighbouring […]

19/12/2017
By: Petra Dilthey

Merry Christmas

15/12/2017
By: Ann

Pastoralism under threat by SAGCOT in Tanzania

CELEP member Terra Nuova (Italy) combined forces with the CELEP core group and the campaign Hands on the Land for Food Sovereignty to bring out the policy brief “Pastoralism under threat: human rights violations in the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania” (2017, 12pp). This brief addresses the livelihood implications of global trends in agricultural […]

14/12/2017
By: Ann

Oil development in Turkana area of north Kenya

In the 15-minute digital story consisting of photos and spoken text, “Perilous prospects: oil in northern Kenya” (2017), Jeremy Lind of the UK-based Institute of Development Studies (IDS) describes the changing situation of Turkana pastoralists and other people in and around the small town of Lokichar in Turkana County of northern Kenya. This is at […]

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