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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.

What People Say About Us

PENHA is celebrating its 25th Year Anniversary in 2014. As regional organisation in the Horn of Africa with an international office in London PENHA contributed hugely in improving the livelihoods of the pastoral and agro-pastoral communities in the region. Those communities who have been working...

PENHA 25TH ANNIVERSARY

  Pastoralism yesterday, today and tomorrow. PENHA  is proud of serving the pastoral communities of the Horn of Africa for the last 25 Years. 

Contrasting Food Sovereignty with Food Security

The term ‘Food Security’ is a well-recognised concept that has been utilised by many of the mainstream multilateral developmental organisations and the international media. Coined during the 1970s, the concept of Food Security has continued to gather attention in light of the food price crises and...

Family Farming in Africa – Handbook Launch

On Friday 14th March a book launch event was hosted at the IIED London of the “Family Farming in Africa – Overview of Good Agricultural Practices in Sub-Saharan Africa” authored by Sara Costa, G. Matteo Crovetto, and Stefano Bocchi of the University of Milan.

Choosing crops over cattle: Are African governments taking pastoralism seriously?

Cotton, sugar, palm oil… you name it. Most governments in the developing world believe such plantation cash crops must be a better use of land, and must deliver greater economic returns, than cattle pastures. That’s what most of the current land grabs in Africa are about.

Public Engagement

Reports, Lectures and Media Engagements Fre, Z. (2019). Invasive species and their impact on African Rangelands: The case of Prosopis Juliflora in the Greater Horn of Africa Region. Presented at the Royal Agricultural University (RAU) Conference.

Fighting drought in the Horn of Africa

The Second Drought Resilience conference under the auspices of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development, which works in the Horn of Africa.

Meat Atlas: Reflecting on meat production and the food industry

A recent report jointly published by the Heinrich Boll Foundation and Friends of the Earth Europe aims to shed light on some of the facts of the production of meat and dairy products to provide facts to consumers so that they make informed decisions about the food that they eat.

Media Section

Media Section reflects PENHA works through short videos and slideshow photographes. For PENHA videos:  http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIa5xkyRXH6FSSxB6P0ocZQ PENHA uses ISSUU to publish its research papers and powerpoint presentations.  http://issuu.com/penhanetwork

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