Lobbying for pastoralism: opportunities for CELEP & for African cooperation

Presentation by Cordaid on CELEP’s approach to lobbying for and with pastoralists in Eastern Africa, June 2010, Dublin

• Objectives
• Steps in the lobbying process
• Opportunities in the EU programmes
• Eastern African lobbying network
• Conclusions

Goals and objectives for pastoralist lobbying
Overal goal: Recognition of economic role of pastoralists and pastoralism in Eastern Africa
• Objective 1: Bring pastoralists and their issues to the agenda of decision- and policy-makers in the EU and member states
• Objective 2 : Get consistent policy attention for pastoralists and their livelihood system in relevant policies (human rights, economic/rural/livestock sector development, food security, infrastructure, African regional integration, climate change/sustainable development)
• Objective 3: Get improved and focused EU funding for pastoralists

You can find the full presentation here.

Posted on 21 September 2010 in CELEP Documents, Pastoralism, Policy & Power