Published on September 5, 2012
A selection of research reports and summaries
Published on September 4, 2012
Reporting from pastoralist gatherings and other pastoralist -led processes in the Horn of Africa
Published on August 6, 2012
Including a research report into pastoralist representation and a potted history of modern government in Ethiopia
Published on August 5, 2012
Research into Ethiopia’s livestock trade
Published on August 4, 2012
General programme and project documents
Published on October 11, 2010
“Peace is not achieved by holding public meetings and making declarations alone. It is achieved through long, careful work of message-taking, information sharing, surveillance and implementation of the law,” states the initial findings of the recent Pastoralist Shade Initiative review of the recent Gabra and Borana peace process in northern Kenya and southern Ethiopia.
Published on April 11, 2009
The University of the Bush is a new initiative that brings together leading pastoralist thinkers from across Ethiopia and Kenya to interact with leading academics on issues with pertinence to pastoralism. The first two seminars covered pastoralist mobility and land tenure systems and the second looked at pastoralist innovation.
Published on February 1, 2009
“If pastoralists resolve conflict cases with traditional negotiations through elders, there won’t be a sense of revenge. The Borana, Gabra and Guji set traditional rules for themselves and brought peace to their communities. Their law is not contrary to government law or the constitution and, as long as it’s not against the constitution, the government accepts any law set by the people in relation to their culture, religion or lifestyle.”
Published on November 12, 2008
A group of pastoralists from the Ethiopian Oromia Pastoralist Association and Oromia Regional Government travelled to Niger this October to attend the 4th General Assembly of the Woodaabe Pastoralists of Niger.