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PENHA Table of Hope

By Yusuf Dirie There’s story about four candles burning in a room. The first one is peace. The second faith. The third love. The final hope. The first three candles went out. The final one did not. It was used to re-light the others. The moral of this story is simple – if hope stays lit then even...

African Legacy and Pastoralists Livelihoods: A Cultural Night in London

PENHA, in partnership with the Evelyn Oldfield Unit (EOU), held a celebratory African Legacy and Pastoralist Livelihoods cultural evening on Saturday 3rd December 2016 at Resource for London. PENHA had the privilege of welcoming two guests of honour – Joanna Lumley OBE, PENHA’s Patron, and Dr....

PENHA hosts Mrs. Shukri Haji Ismail, Somaliland’s Minister of Environment and Rural Development

During her October 2016 visit to the UK, PENHA held a reception for Mrs. Shukri Haji Ismail, Somaliland’s Minister of Environment and Rural Development, at the Massawa Restaurant in Archway, with PENHA trustees and staff members, associates, partners and friends. Among the invited guests were Dr....

Research-policy dialogue highlights the importance of partnerships and knowledge sharing for inclusive development

Partnerships and knowledge sharing are key to achieving more inclusive development in Africa.

SPIDA: Mid-term Review Retreat and Planning Workshop Conducted

In reflection of the SPIDA research activities carried out during the Year I and in accordance with the details of the research grant application, conducing a mid-term review workshop among the project consortium members was critical in light of assessing the achievements made and the challenges...

Agro-Forestry & Environmental Management Study Visit to Ethiopia

PENHA and Ethio-Feed Plc, in collaboration with the Ethiopian Environment & Forest Research Institute, organised a study trip to Ethiopia for the Ministry of Environment & Rural Development (MoERD) of Somaliland during August-September 2016.

Santander Internship contributing on youth development in the UK

Bereket Tsegay made an internship with us through the Santandar Internship of the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. His reflection follows:  Job title & Organisation Climate Resilient Strategy Developer, PENHA

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