Published on April 23, 2009
“Traditional livestock livelihoods of the Maasai, who do not consume wild animals, helped maintain the abundance of grazing animals in East Africa” said co-Author of a new ILRI study, Robin Reid of Colorado State University in the US, but the growing settlements and the exclusion of pastoralists from development of land policies have made their traditional way of life difficult to maintain. Full BBC story…
Published on September 1, 2008
Pastoralist leaders from Ethiopia and Kenya met in Koora, Kajiado District (Kenya) from 26th – 30th August 2008. They forged agreements to decrease tension and reduce violence. Several groups agreed that whenever conflict is sparked by raid or rumour elders from each group involved will notify each other and attempt to prevent escalation.