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Animal Market Kassala Eastern Sudan

PENHA works with multi-level partners to empower pastoral communities and create sustainable environment (including local actors, CBO, non-governmental and ministerial organisations in both Africa and the globe).

Addis Ababa University

Addis Ababa University: Established in 1950, Addis Ababa University is the oldest and largest higher education institution in Ethiopia.


Africans In London (AILTV) broadcasts a wide range of programmes  made by people of African heritage, are about people of African heritage, or reflect the interests and culture of people with African heritage. 

FAO Sudan

FAO Sudan - FAO Representation in Sudan has been operating for more than 35 years, dating back to May 1977. The agriculture sector is a key element in contributing to Food Security and Nutrition in Sudan. 

Animal Production Resource Center (APRC)



Animal Production Resource Center (APRC) major research partner of PENHA specially in the area of alternative use Prosopis Juliflora for animal feeds to enhance food security and environmental protection in the Eastern Sudan.


The African Women’s Economic Policy Network (AWEPON) is a Pan-African faith-based non Governmental Organization (NGO) with the regional secretariat legally registered in Uganda.


CELEP is an informal advocacy coalition group of European organizations, and experts working in partnership with pastoralist organizations, groups and experts in Eastern Africa.


COPACSO formed in 2005 as coalition of pastoralist civil society organizations working across the cattle corridor in Uganda, from the South-Western through the Central, to the North-Eastern tip of the country.

Futures Agriculture

Future Agricultures Consortium is a multidisciplinary and independent learning alliance of academic researchers and practitioners involved in African agriculture.


The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is a specialized agency of the UN dedicated to eradicating rural poverty in developing countries. It was established in 1977 as an outcome of the 1974 World Food Conference. 


The International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) is one of the world’s most influential international development and environment policy research organisations. IIED works with partners in five continents. 

Kassala University

Kassala University  PENHA’s research partner in Eastern Sudan.


The League for Pastoral Peoples and Endogenous Livestock Development (LPP) was founded to support pastoral societies and other small-scale livestock keepers to pursue their own vision of development.


NUEYS PENHA and NUEYS (the National Union of Eritrean Youth and Students) have worked on a programme to empower pastoralists in the Western Lowlands of Eritrea since 2003.

Mekelle University

Mekelle University an autonomous higher education institute found in May 2000 at the town of Mekelle in Tigray region of Northern Ethiopia, at a distance of 783 Kilometers from the Ethiopian capital.


The Pastoralist Environment Association in Kassala State (PEAKS) is a community led local organization operating in the Kassala State of Eastern Sudan. A description of PEAKS mission and activities visit their website or can be seen here

Pastoralist Forum Ethiopia

Pastoralist Forum Ethiopia (PFE) is an Ethiopian forum for Pastoralist aimed to bring positive changes in the livelihood of pastoralist through pastoral capacity building, empowerment, commercialization and entrepreneurship.

Practical Action Sudan

Practical Action Sudan  uses technology to challenge poverty in developing countries. It  works directly in more than 40 developing countries across the world, including Sudan.

Plan Sudan

Plan Sudan: It has been operating in Sudan since 1977, helping marginalised children to access their rights to health, education, water and sanitation, and protection.

The RBC Network

The Resource Based Conflicts (RBC) Network is a coalition of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) that seeks to support peace building & conflict prevention efforts in the Horn and East Africa region.


University College of London, Development Planning Unit (UCL - DPU) conducts world-leading research & postgraduate teaching that helps to build the capacity of various actors working towards socially just & sustainable development in the global South. 


Together 4 Africa is a coalition of UK registered charities working with local grassroots organisations in Africa.

The Dragonfly

The Dragonfly Creative blab, rambles, rants and wonderings

SOAS, University of London is the only Higher Education institution in Europe specialising in the study of Asia, Africa and the Near and Middle East.


Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA) is a network of civil society organizations from Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia, Somaliland, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Uganda, and, most recently, the coastal area of Kenya.

University of Sussex

The University of Sussex is a leading research-intensive university near Brighton, currently ranked top 20 in all major league tables. We have both an international and local outlook, with staff and students from more than 100 countries and frequent engagement in community activities and services.

Adigrat University, Ethiopia

Adigrat University is established on the basis of the fundamental understanding that education a key for development endeavor. It has a regular student population of more than 14000 and nearly 5000 continuening education students. 

up4change e.V ( is a project of up4change e.V., an NGO with the mission to bring new learning opportunities with multimedia and interactive e-learning programs to pastoralists around the world.

Big Lottery Fund

Big Lottery Fund is the larget community funder in the UK. Every year, it funds 12,000 projects using money raised by National Lottery players. 


Bond is the UK network for organisations working in international development. Bond unites and supports a diverse network of over 450 civil society organisations and allies to help eradicate global poverty, inequality and injustice. See PENHA Profile.

Working with effective partneship and empowering local communities through its Capacity Building programme is the core philosophy of PENHA.