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

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  • WoDaabe pastoralists are one of the most mobile and specialised pastoral communities in the Sahel (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 woman stands with her goats in a dryland area in Niger (Photo: Stephen Anderson)

    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 adapt this environment and have developed sustainable livelihoods. But policymakers have many misconceptions about drylands, and few government policies support dryland communities' own strategies

    17 December 2012 | Article | Climate change
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