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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

Control and utilization of Prosopis juliflora: Ideas into action

PENHA in collaboration with partners held a workshop titled as 'Control and utilization of Prosopis juliflora: Ideas into action' in Mansoor Hotel, Hargeisa, Somaliland on 29 May 2016. A brief report follows.

PENHA to Participate in the AU Pastoralism Policy Dialogue

Sadia Musse Ahmed, PENHA Country Representative in Somaliland is invited to participate in a Policy Dialogue Session and Capacity Building of Pastoral Groups and Networks for the Operationalisation of the AU Policy Framework on Pastoralism, scheduled to take place in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso on...

PENHA representative at African Union meeting on Pastoralism

Sadia Ahmed, PENHA representative in Somaliland, has been invited to a Workshop on policy  to strengthen the capacity of pastoralists networks and organizations in relation to drought in Africa. The meeting is taking place in Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso at the end of June 2016. The objectives of...

Book Chapter Published

PENHA staff Dr. Zeremariam Fre and Bereket Tsegay have contributed a chapter to the newsly published book titled as 'PUTTING KNOWLEDGE TO WORK: From Knowledge Transfer to Knowledge Exchange'. The book is published by the African World Press. 

Walking for PENHA in East London

A group of ten PENHA supporters successfully completed the annual PENHA fundraising walk which this year took place around the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on Saturday 21st May 2016. The main objective for this, the eighth, walk in the London area was to generate support for the work PENHA is doing...

Lukenya Pastoralist Declaration, Kenya

Pastoralists across Eastern and Southern Africa face a long list of threats: conflicts and violence, blocked migration routes, the expansion of farming into the best grazing areas, a lack of services such as schools and health care. Now the region’s herders are getting organized to deal with these...

PENHA attends a Japanese international workshop on humanitarian aid to pastoralists.

Dr. Tafesse Mesfin, one of PENHA's long standing trustees from Ethiopia attended this important workshop on the provision of humanitarian aid to pastoralists in East Africa. This meeting was held in Schizuoka and was organized by the Japanese Centre for Global Studies.

El Niño in East Africa

El Niño is predicted to have a serious impact on the Eastern Africa region. Somalia, Kenya and the southern parts of Ethiopia are expected to see above average rainfall, while South Sudan, Sudan, Eritrea, Djibouti and North-Eastern Ethiopia are drier than normal conditions or even drought.

“Refining Impact Pathways of Research Projects” at the University of Leiden, the Netherlands

Dr. Zeremariam Fre, the Consortium Leader and Principal investigator for the Social Protection in Inclusive Development in Afar (SPIDA-Ethiopia) had attended on the ‘Refining Impact Pathways of Research Projects’ workshop held in University of Leiden, the Netherland on October 16th 2015. The event...

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