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Horn of Africa

Environmental advocate acclaimed with prestigious Desmond Tutu reconciliation award

Media Release from the Global Reconciliation: Desmond Tutu Reconciliation Fellowship   5 September 2018  

NEW BOOK: Knowledge Sovereignty Among African Cattle Herders

PENHA founding director, Dr. Zeremariam Fre has published a book titled as Knowledge Sovereignty Among African Cattle Herders.  The book published by the UCL Press  focuses on the Beni-Amer cattle owners in the western part of the Horn of Africa.

Cyclone Sagar Impact and Needs Assessment Report Published

Recently the Horn of Africa was hit by the Tropical Cyclone Sagar disaster which adversely affected the livelihoods of thousands. 

UNDEF supports Rural Women in Politics Workshop in Hargeisa, Somaliland

PENHA with the support of the United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF) has successfully conducted a three-day training of trainers workshop for 30 rural women leaders who are active in campaigns to strengthen women’s participation in politics and are advocates for The Quota from 17th to 19th of July,...

PENHA Founding Director Gives Keynote Speech at the University of Samara's 1st International Research Conference

The University of Samara in Ethiopia’s Afar Region hosted its first international research conference entitled “Pastoral and Agro-Pastoral Community Development for Sustainable Livelihoods” on 19th to 21st June 2018.

PENHA represented at the Young Researchers Meeting for Rural Transformation

PENHA Interim Director and PhD Researcher at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London Mr. Bereket Tsegay has presented a paper titled as ‘Financialisation of nature for rural transformation: Implications for global climate change mitigation and reducing poverty among...

Climate resilience and women’s empowerment in pastoralist societies

PENHA through its Somaliland Country Representative Sadia Ahmed had participated in an interesting panel discussion organised by the Pastoralist Knowledge Hub and the Coalition of European Lobbies for Eastern African Pastoralism (CELEP) at the EU Development Days on June 6 on the topic of ‘Women’s...

Cyclone Sagar negatively affected thousands pastoralists in the Horn of Africa

Report produced by: Bereket Tsegay and PENHA Somaliland Staff

INCLUDE platform creates the right environment for research and policy

PENHA Senior Advisor and SPIDA research project consortium leader Dr. Zeremariam Fre made an interview with the INCLUDE platform team. See below to read about the new initiative 'Giving the plaform a face' and the interview content.

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