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Horn of Africa

Combating Prosopis in Somaliland

A workshop was held to complete the work that PENHA has been doing in Somaliland to combat the advance of Prosopis, a shrub imported into the Horn of Africa in the middle of last century.

CON 2014: Exploring Prosopis Management and Policy Options

PENHA Regional Conference Addis Ababa, Ethiopia November 26th to 27th 2014 Supported by: The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), University College London (UCL) and EAPDA-Ethiopia.

If Not Counted Does Not Count?

A programmatic reflection on methodology options and gaps in Total Economic Valuation studies of pastoral systems Saverio Krätli Issue Paper June 2014 Published by IIED, Feinstein International Centre and Tufts University

PENHA's August Newsletter is available.

It contains news of PENHA's work in the Horn of Africa as well as an important interview with our Director on the 25 years of PENHA's existence and what its vision is for the future.

PENHA's Somaliland representative, Sadia Ahmed and Uganda Project Officer, Elizabeth Katushabe, are invited to the African Union consultation on Pastoralism

The previously postponed conference on Policy Dialogue Session and Capacity Building of Pastoral Groups and Networks (originally scheduled for the end of August) will commence from 14th to 16th October 2014 in Kampala, Uganda.

What People Say About Us

PENHA is celebrating its 25th Year Anniversary in 2014. As regional organisation in the Horn of Africa with an international office in London PENHA contributed hugely in improving the livelihoods of the pastoral and agro-pastoral communities in the region. Those communities who have been working...

PENHA 25TH ANNIVERSARY

  Pastoralism yesterday, today and tomorrow. PENHA  is proud of serving the pastoral communities of the Horn of Africa for the last 25 Years. 

Contrasting Food Sovereignty with Food Security

The term ‘Food Security’ is a well-recognised concept that has been utilised by many of the mainstream multilateral developmental organisations and the international media. Coined during the 1970s, the concept of Food Security has continued to gather attention in light of the food price crises and...

Family Farming in Africa – Handbook Launch

On Friday 14th March a book launch event was hosted at the IIED London of the “Family Farming in Africa – Overview of Good Agricultural Practices in Sub-Saharan Africa” authored by Sara Costa, G. Matteo Crovetto, and Stefano Bocchi of the University of Milan.

Choosing crops over cattle: Are African governments taking pastoralism seriously?

Cotton, sugar, palm oil… you name it. Most governments in the developing world believe such plantation cash crops must be a better use of land, and must deliver greater economic returns, than cattle pastures. That’s what most of the current land grabs in Africa are about.

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