Keyword Archives: Pastoralism and Policy in Ethiopia
Livestock Mortality in Pastoralist Herds in Ethiopia during Drought and Implications for Livelihoods-based Humanitarian Response
By Catley, A., Admassu, B., Bekele, G. and Abebe, D. (2013). Published in Disasters, in press. Contact the lead author email@example.com
Money to Burn? Comparing the Costs and Benefits of Drought Responses in Pastoralist Areas of Ethiopia
By Andy Catley and Adrian Cullis (2012). Journal for Humanitarian Studies
Children in the pastoral areas of Somali Region Ethiopia are increasingly among the most nutritionally vulnerable populations in the world. In response to more frequent droughts and recurrent nutritional emergencies in the Region, the international community has tended to prioritize … Read More
The project Revitalizing Agricultural/Pastoral Incomes and New Markets (RAIN) is a three‐year project implemented by Mercy Corps and Save the Children UK (SCUK) in parts of Somali and Oromiya Regions in Ethiopia. The project aims to protect, build and diversify assets in food insecure households. The donor is the Office for Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) and the project budget is US$17 million.
Access to productive rangeland has long been a critical issue affecting pastoralists in Ethiopia. In
November 2011, the Feinstein International Center at Tufts University facilitated a review of a
specific set of changes to rangeland management in Ethiopia, being the establishment of rangeland
This was a follow on study to earlier regional analysis for the IGAD-FAO Livestock Policy Initiative that examined the benefits of livestock exports by pastoralist wealth group.
The pastoralists of Shinile Zone in the Somali Region of Ethiopia experience multiple livelihoods challenges and various types of conflict.