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‘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

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...

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.

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