Pastoralism, our food security pillar

Did you know that securing the future of pastoralism is central to attaining food security for the over 25% of the population that lives in dry lands? Pastoralism has been proven to increase the adaptive capacity for these communities enabling them…

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Livestock is our livelihood

Livestock is our life. With livestock we have everything. Last year, when we had a bad drought, crops failed, but it is livestock that saved us," revealed Loipekume Loware, a pastoralist, Karamoja, Uganda. We support initiatives to develop pastoral production…

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An Uncertain Future

An Uncertain Future

On the first anniversary of South Sudan’s peace agreement Mr Festus Mogae, Chairman of the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission - the body charged to monitor the implementation of South Sudan’s peace agreement - commented that “the country is badly…

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Of Violent  Extremism In  The East And Horn

Of Violent Extremism in the East and Horn

Following the 9/11 attacks on the United States by the organized terrorist movement Al Qaeda, there has been a growing international focus on preventive approaches to transnational violence, including terrorism, organized crime and conflict. In relation to acts of terror…

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Drawing The Line

Drawing the Line

The shocking images and stories of gruesome incidents of intimate partner violence (IPV), defilement, rape and other forms of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) uncovered by the citizenry in the recent past, mainly through mainstream and social media, remain imprinted…

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The Challenge Of Accountability For Grave Crimes

The Challenge of Accountability for Grave Crimes

Eastern Africa and the Great Lakes region in particular - symbolizes in the most tragic way, the shift from grave crimes being the by-product of interstate or international relations to their commission in the strict limits of the national sphere.…

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