Story of Survival

Pastoral communities in Karamoja and Turkana are negotiating with their neighbors to access water and pasture to keep their livestock alive- their source of livelihood. Despite the opposition by politicians and leaders, these communities are using their negotiation, networking and…

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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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