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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...

‘A Change in the Air’: An Exhibition for Promoting Development in Africa

As part of the year-long celebrations for the Silver Jubilee Anniversary of PENHA, an exhibition of photographs documenting the changing lives of the pastoralists in the Horn of Africa, taken by photojournalist Vanessa Champion who had travelled with PENHA in Uganda, was officially opened on Monday...

The 2030 agenda and the SDGs – a course correction?

By Sakiko Fukuda-ParrProfessor, Graduate Program in International Affairs (GPIA), The New School, New York

PENHA 's Newsletter - Issue Number 13 August 2015

Newsletter Number 13 Contents Managing the challenges of Prosopis Social Protection in Ethiopia  Women’s Groups in Sudan  Co-operatives in Somaliland  PENHA Uganda: Pastoralism Locally and globally  PENHA in the Horn of Africa  Celebrating PENHA’s 25th. Anniversary  Food We Want

Kenya’s native goats and sheep, expertly crossbred, are key to helping farmers cope with climate change

By Julie Ojango (ILRI) and Vivian Atakos (CCAFS) Smallholder farmers and pastoral herders in East Africa are the target of an ongoing joint project of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) and the CGIAR Research...

Managing degradation in East African rangelands

Governments and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) seeking to improve the well-being of herders in the arid and semi-arid rangelands of East Africa and the Greater Horn of Africa often receive contradictory recommendations on how to address land degradation through changing grazing management....

PENHA Silver Anniversary Celebrated With10km Thames Walk

PENHA’s Silver Anniversary was commemorated with our annual 10 km fundraising walk along the beautiful banks of the Thames River in London on Saturday 27th June 2015. The fundraising event with 16 people including PENHA staff, supporters and friends participating was a great moment as it brought...

Dr. Zaid represented the research consortium in Nairobi, Kenya

Representing the PENHA-UCL-Adigrat University Consortium for the Social Protection for Inclusive Development in Afar (SPIDA) Dr. Zaid Negash has attended the INCLUDE and the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) organized working conference on 'Building Policy-Knowledge Communities for...

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