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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. As the book explores these herders are not only masters in cattle breeding, they are also knowledge sovereign, in terms of owning productive genes of cattle and the cognitive knowledge base crucial to sustainable development.  

The book published in three versions includes the open access and can be downloaded from the UCL Press website. For those who want to have it in epub, paperback or hardback, these versions are also available for purchase from the UCL Press for £5.99, £17.99 and £35.00 respectively. 

Product details

  • Paperback: 214 pages
  • Publisher: UCL Press (20 Jun. 2018)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1787353125
  • ISBN-13: 978-1787353121
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 22.9 cm

A book launch is expected in London during the October or November 2018.