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IGAD calls for urgent action to avoid food crisis

Given the alarming food shortage of the Greater Horn of Africa, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) which includes Djibouti, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan and Uganda calls for a robust and proactive intervention to avoid a catastrophic human and livestock situation during the conference held in Nairobi on 17th April 2019, as reported by Amy McConaghy.

Towards Creating Sustainable Livestock Value Chain in Africa

PENHA delegates including Sadia Ahmed, Somaliland Director and Bereket Tsegay, Interim Director had participated in the ‘Prioritization of Regional Livestock Value Chains in Africa’ consultative Workshop organised by the African Union-Interafrican Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR) in collaboration with the European Union held at Golden Tulip, Nairobi, Kenya from February 19th to 21st 2019.

PENHA Participated in Partner Workshops held in the Netherlands

PENHA through its Interim Director has participated in the two days INCLUDE meeting held in the Hague from November 20th to 21st 2018. During the conference, partner institutions from Africa and Europe presented their project updates, findings and discussed a way forward in talking poverty and reducing inequality in Africa.

FAO Publishes World Livestock Global Report

FAO has published a very comprehensive report titled as 'World Livestock (WoLi) global report: Transforming the Livestock Sector through the Sustainable Development Goals'.

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, Ethiopia, Somaliland, Sudan and Uganda, facilitating knowledge sharing and cooperation across communities and borders.

Environmental advocate acclaimed with prestigious Desmond Tutu reconciliation award

Media Release from the Global Reconciliation: Desmond Tutu Reconciliation Fellowship


5 September 2018