Policy analysis on dryland livehoods systems particularly pastoralism; design and delivery of policy-oriented training based on experiential learning; and policy-oriented communications and advocacy.
Action-research on: (i) the total economic value of pastoralism; (ii) livestock mobility in the drylands; (iii) mainstreaming adaptation into local government planning; (iv) and the use of commercial advertising as a tool of policy advocacy.
Design of training on dryland livelihoods for different actors: local communities with no or limited formal education; development practitioners and middle ranking government staff; and senior decision-makers (e.g. national directors, MPs, newspaper editors).
Director of the Arid Lands Information Network, Dakar Senegal.