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 May 2, 2012
“We lost our cows and we resorted to hard and risky work in mines, quarries and murram pits. But we have not left the culture of livestock keeping behind. We are working hard to buy animals.” This is one of the findings of a group of young Karimojong men and women who spent two months last year investigating the livelihoods of Karimojong youth through action research.
Published on February 27, 2011
The Provincial Commissioner of Upper Eastern Province travelled to Marsabit on 2nd Feburary with the Provincial Security Committee and local MP Hussein Tari Sasura. She spent a few days in the area and met with Borana, Rendille, Gabra, Burji and Turkana community members to discuss their grievances and causes of the current conflict.
Published on December 20, 2010
Pastoralists from across Kenya and southern Ethiopia attended the second in the University of the Bush series of seminars took place at Malka Bisan Adi. They debated the preliminary findings of 6 pieces of research into different areas of pastoralist innovation.
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 September 6, 2010
The Pastoralist Shade Initiative embark on a new review of innovation in peace and security in northern Kenya and southern Ethiopia. The team is focussing on the recent peace process between the Gabra and Borana that culminated in the Maikona Declaration in August 2009.
Published on August 15, 2009
160 pastoralists gathered at Walda in Sololo District, Kenya on 27th and 28th July 2009 and joined the other Borana and Gabra communities living along the Ethio-Kenya border in agreeing a peace declaration.