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Coalition of European Lobbies in support of East African Pastoralism (CELEP)

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  • Landscape with pastoralist in Niger. (Photo: Stephen Anderson)

    Supporting pastoral mobility in East and West Africa

    Livestock mobility is crucial for ensuring high livestock productivity, market access and building prosperous and peaceful societies in the drylands. IIED and partners documented a number of successful initiatives to facilitate mobility and experimented with scenario planning to help empower pastoralists and allow them to influence decisions on policy or resource allocation.

    17 December 2012 | Project | Climate change
  • A group of farmers carry pails of water over a rocky trail to their drought stricken Jianwa village in Henan Province, China.

    Advocating for policies and laws that support adaptive management

    The drylands need a new policy narrative — one based on good understanding of dryland ecology and economics, and one that aims for more equitable outcomes for the people who live there.

    17 December 2012 | Article | Climate change
  • A woman stands with her goats in a dryland area in Niger.

    Introduction to Drylands: building climate resilience, productivity and equity

    The drylands are home to 2.3 billion people and cover about 40% of the Earth’s land surface. They play an important role in trade, tourism, migration and environmental services, such as carbon sequestration. Dryland communities have learnt to exploit their environment, including the cycles of flood and drought, leading sustainable livelihoods. But policymakers hold many misconceptions about drylands, and there are few government policies, investments or planning processes to support dryland communities’ own strategies.

    17 December 2012 | Article | Climate change
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