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The Addis Ababa Declaration on the Management and Use of Prosospis

PENHA convened conference “Exploring Prosopis Management and Policy Options”, held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, November 25-26 2014, approved the following statement.

PENHA Silver Jubilee Anniversary Celebration Launched

The Pastoral and Environmental Network in the Horn of Africa (PENHA) launched its year long 25th anniversary celebration at Haikan Hotel, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Combating Prosopis in Somaliland

A workshop was held to complete the work that PENHA has been doing in Somaliland to combat the advance of Prosopis, a shrub imported into the Horn of Africa in the middle of last century.

CON 2014: Exploring Prosopis Management and Policy Options

PENHA Regional Conference

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia November 26th to 27th 2014

Supported by: The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), University College London (UCL) and EAPDA-Ethiopia.

If Not Counted Does Not Count?

A programmatic reflection on methodology options and gaps in Total Economic Valuation studies of pastoral systems
Saverio Krätli Issue Paper June 2014
Published by IIED, Feinstein International Centre and Tufts University

PENHA's August Newsletter is available.

It contains news of PENHA's work in the Horn of Africa as well as an important interview with our Director on the 25 years of PENHA's existence and what its vision is for the future.

PENHA's Somaliland representative, Sadia Ahmed and Uganda Project Officer, Elizabeth Katushabe, are invited to the African Union consultation on Pastoralism

The previously postponed conference on Policy Dialogue Session and Capacity Building of Pastoral Groups and Networks (originally scheduled for the end of August) will commence from 14th to 16th October 2014 in Kampala, Uganda.

The Nkoma Farm Goat Project

PENHA has been importing a number of South African Boer goats to cross breed with local Ugandan goats. This produce goats with more meat which are more valuable. Women's groups are helped to with these cross breeds.

Practical resources for pastoralists in Somaliland

The Rotary Club of Grantham Kesteven donated ten boxes to PENHA Somaliland for pastoralists and agro-pastoralists - to be used by carpenters, tailors or teachers.

Walking for PENHA in the Lee Valley

PENHA's Sixth fundraising 10 km walk was in the Lee Valley in June. A group of twelve people, from PENHA and from the Brentwood United Reformed Church completed the course on a beautiful summer day. It has raised (with GiftAid) a little over £800. You can still sponsor us via