Pastoralism

Opening 'policy space' for pastoralism in Kenya

garissa1Pastoralism in Kenya has been neglected and understood. A new government Ministry was formed in 2008 aimed to create policy and institutional change.

A new Working Paper by Izzy Birch and Mohamed Elmi tells the story of the Ministry. It looks at what progress has been made and what the future holds for pastoral development in the country.

Image: Garissa cattle market, Kenya by USAID on Flickr

Further Reading

  • Pastoral Economic Growth and Development Policy Assessment, Ethiopia: Four papers related to pastoral economic growth and development in Ethiopia and commissioned by the Department for International Development (DfID) at the request of the Government of Ethiopia.
  1. Retrospective Assessment of Pastoral Policies in Ethiopia, 1991-2008
  2. Future Scenarios for Pastoral Development in Ethiopia, 2010-2025
  3. Policy Options for Pastoral Development in Ethiopia
  4. Policy Options for Pastoral Development in Ethiopia and Reaction from the Regions