Pastoralism : an opportunity to battle POVERTY and CLIMATE CHANGE
|Theme||EuropeAid Development & Cooperation DG, European Commission; Vétérinaires Sans Frontières Belgique|
|Speaker||1. Introduction by EuropeAid Development & Cooperation DG, European Commission; 2.Mrs Sarah OSSIYA, African Union- Interafrican Bureau for Animal Resources; 3. Mr.Michael ODHIAMBO, Resource Conflict Institute (Reconcile); 4.Mr.David NKEDIANYE, Head of the NGO Reto-o-Reto Kenya|
Pastoralism is a highly rational & efficient land-use system, ideally suited to alleviate poverty and to cope with environmental variability, such as drought disasters & climate change.
This conference will stress the importance of pastoralism as a viable way for vulnerable peoples to adapt to contemporary challenges.