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Announcing our new Board Chair and Treasurer

Dear PENHA Staff and Associates, I am pleased to announce that the PENHA Board of Trustees elected Dr. Lulsegged Abebe as Board Chair and Dr. Zeremariam Fre as Treasurer, and appointed Mr. Bereket Tsegay as Company Secretary during the AGM held on Monday 10th September 2018.

Dr. Fre's Interview with ABC Australia on Pastoral Livelihoods Dynamism in Africa

Dr Zeremariam Fre has been a prominent figure and highly influential academic, civil society leader and development practitioner on pastoralism and environmental management over the past three decades. He has been a passionate and committed spokesperson for marginalised pastoralists in Eritrea,...

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.

Rotary Club of Berkhamsted with PENHA Uganda Supports Nomadic Children

Upon the receipt of the grant from the Rotary Club of Berkhamsted, PENHA has been working with the communities and consulting on the priorities they have in using the donated fund. Based on their discussion they agreed to invest the money on the support of the school infrastructure which can bring...

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...

The fight to protect indigenous cattle in Uganda

 Across the continent, indigenous livestock species like the Ankole cattle are vanishing. This is a threat to both food security and ecological sustainability.

Cyclone Sagar negatively affected thousands pastoralists in the Horn of Africa

Report produced by: Bereket Tsegay and PENHA Somaliland Staff

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