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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...

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...

PENHA to conduct research on Social Protection of Ethiopia

PENHA in partnership with the University College London (UCL) and Adigrat University of Ethiopia has secured a grant of €301,436 from the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research

Pastoralist Knowledge Hub is launched by the FAO

The Hub is the first comprehensive initiative bringing pastoralists and international actors together to integrate pastoralist concerns into international policy dialogue.Who and why? Several 100 million pastoralists produce food and provide essential ecosystem services, but are often...

Research Sources

Accessing research papers on Africa The following are sources of research papers available through the internet, many of them at no charge.

John Plastow visits Somaliland

John Plastow of CARE International, PENHA Chair of Board of Trustees, visited the PENHA-Somaliland office in Hargeisa. John met staff, talked about programmes and exchanged ideas. Over several intensive days during mid March 2015, John also conducted meetings and field visits with CARE’s Somaliland...

Prosopis Regional Conference Proceedings Published

The proceeding for the PENHA Prosopis Regional Conference held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia during the end of November 2014 is published. To access the document, please click the link: http://www.penhanetwork.org/penha-ifad-prosopis-regional-conference  

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