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Blog: 2013

Friday, December 20, 2013 - 12:00am

Robust Media: Inevitable in Tackling Food Insecurity

Media Workshop Brief Report: By Tesfaldet Okubayes & Bereket Tsegay

PENHA in partnership with Centre for Development and Emergency Practice (CENDEP) of Oxford Brookes University held media workshop on food security in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) context on 4th December 2013.

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Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 2:42pm

PENHA Strategy Retreat for Better Future

It was great event as it helped the PENHA staff and its supporter to look back to review its activities and also look forward to improve the livelihhods of African pastoral communities.

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Sunday, October 20, 2013 - 8:24pm

Implications of Social Protection Policy on Pastoralism

Bereket Tsegay

Social investments promote societal justice and contribute to poverty reduction.[1] This was 

drawn upon Africa’s experience during the 1960s and 1970s. Though social protection is a 

fundamental human right, pastoralists have been neglected in securing this right. They 

usually do not get the necessary facilities that help their survival in the drought affected areas 

of the Horn.

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Sunday, October 13, 2013 - 2:25pm

Sudan: The Art of Making Art and Income

By Bereket Tsegay

Women in the Kassala State of Sudan are striving to improve their livelihoods through developing the handicraft sector. The field trip report follows:

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Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 12:00am

Emerging Interconnections between Food Security, Gender and Pastoralism

The celebrations for International Women’s day this month were an important reminder of the gendered dimensions of rural livelihoods, and Pastoralism has been used as an effective entry point to address gender equality and empowerment.

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Friday, February 8, 2013 - 12:00am

“Waste Not Want Not” – How can we reduce food waste?

The publication of a recent report received media attention in the UK by making the alarming statement that an estimated “30-50% (or 1.2-2 billion tonnes) of all food produced never reaches the human stomach”.

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