EC InfoPoint: Moving herds, changing paradigms

On 11 October 2016, CELEP organised a lunchtime conference at the External Cooperation InfoPoint of the European Commission (EC) in Brussels to draw attention to the importance of mobile pastoralism. This is increasingly under threat in many African countries because of changes in land use and management, climate change and conflict. At the same time, […]

Journalists conduct research on the New Alliance in Tanzania

CELEP has worked with the European Parliament on a report on the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition (NAFSN). The NAFSN is a public–private partnership which “commits to policy changes and investments that accelerate implementation of African country plans for improving food security and nutrition”. There is an interest for CELEP, as some of […]

CELEP Update November 2016

The CELEP Update for November 2016  reports on past, ongoing and planned activities of the CELEP Focal Point at VSF–Belgium. This issue brings information about CELEP’s stakeholder meeting on land and pastoralism during the MEP visit to Tanzania, the CELEP annual meeting 2016, the photo exhibition on pastoralism in the European Parliament, the CELEP lunchtime […]

CELEP’s stakeholder meeting on land and pastoralism during MEP visit to Tanzania

On 20 September 2016, CELEP organised a stakeholder meeting for its members, partners and local civil-society representatives at the delegation of the European Commission in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. This meeting was held on the occasion of an official visit of members of the Development (DEVE) Committee of the European Parliament to Tanzania. The delegation […]

CFS43: Understanding mobile pastoralism to prevent conflict

CELEP partner COPACSO (Coalition of Pastoralist Civil Society Organisations) from Uganda provided one of the six panellists who spoke at the side event “Pastoralism, conflict, land and food security in Africa in the face of climate change” organised by the FAO Pastoralist Knowledge Hub in October 2016 during the 43rd meeting of the Committee on […]