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Uganda

How PENHA economically empowered the women of Rwamuranda

From Bull Fattening alone to a number of Income Generating Activities

Reviving the Ankole Longhorns of Uganda

Ankole Longhorn cattle can survive in extremely harsh, dry conditions such as those in sub-Saharan Africa – which is becoming drier and hotter. In a context where herders are strongly encouraged to keep exotic and hybrid cattle, the innovative LIFE approach led Ugandan herders to revalue the...

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...

Goats in Uganda

The Spring 2014 magazine "Practical Sheep, Goats and Alpacas" (www.sgamagazine.co.uk) contained a report about the large part that Goats play in Uganda and the way in which women involved.

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.

e-Training

UN CC: FREE E-COURSE ON CLIMATE CHANGE http://unccelearn.org Everything you need to know about climate change in a nutshell

Fighting drought in the Horn of Africa

The Second Drought Resilience conference under the auspices of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development, which works in the Horn of Africa.

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