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PENHA Staff and Volunteers

PENHA has a small number of central staff and depends upon the work and expertise of a wide range of individuals. These individuals are mostly professionals who act as research assistants, consultants, administrators and/or focal points. London-based staff and volunteers

Pastoralist Health

A locally-based health network in Liben Zone (Somali region) was established (2001 to 2005) to offer health advice and education as well as health services.

Ethiopia

As in the rest of the Horn, pastoralism is one of the oldest forms of social and economic organisation operating in Ethiopia. Within Ethiopian borders, 29 ethnic groups, representing approximately 15% of the population practice pastoralism, and their rangelands cover an estimated 60% of the country...

Food Security and Climate Change

Research on Prosopis Juliflora

Nomadic Services

PENHA currently has an education project in Kassala in Eastern Sudan which is developing a relevant curriculum.

About us

Our Mission PENHA's mission is to reduce poverty among the pastoralists in the Horn of Africa through the empowerment of communities and to foster sustainable and dignified livestock-based and non-livestock-based livelihoods. Our Objectives Fostering sustainable livelihoods requires a co-ordinated...

Publications

PENHA sees itself as an educational and research institute with its mission to reduce poverty among the pastoralists in the Horn of Africa through the empowerment of communities and to foster sustainable and dignified livestock-based and non-livestock-based livelihoods. The research is an essential...

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.

“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”.

Seeds of Freedom

A land mark film by The Gaia Foundation and African Biodiversity Network, in collaboration with MELCA Ethiopia, Navdanya International and GRAIN has recently produced.

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