Diverse livelihood pathways in the Horn of Africa

A fundamental shift in thinking is needed about pastoralist livelihoods – recognising innovation and entrepreneurism, not just coping and migration, and cooperation and networking across borders, not just conflict and violence. The Future Agricultures Consortium at the University of Sussex, UK, has brought out a CAADP Policy Brief Pastoralism in the Horn of Africa: diverse livelihood pathways. It reviews understandings and misunderstandings about pastoralism and highlights multiple pathways for future development of the drylands in the Horn.

Posted on 15 May 2012 in News, Pastoralism & Mobility, Pastoralism, Policy & Power, Pastoralist Livelihoods & Nutrition, Value of Pastoralism