Participatory Natural Resource Management (NRM) at local levels among pastoralists contributes to evidence-based ecosystem management at community level in the governance of common and privately managed land and water resources.
The Rural Household Multiple-Indicator Survey is now filling knowledge gaps on how strategies to mitigate the effects of climate change, may intensify inequalities between men and women.
Written by Esther Kihoro with contributions from Sarah Kasyoka. ‘Maziwa ni dhahabu nyeupe’ (milk is white gold). This is a common phrase among livestock keepers in Tanzania. I’ve heard it numerous times in the last two years as I’ve worked with milk producers in the country. The term is being used to sensitize farmers on …
On 29 and 30 November 2018, a rangelands working group (RWG) for Cameroon was launched in Yaoundé as part of a national engagement strategy (NES) of the International Land Coalition (ILC).
Uganda’s agricultural sector contributes significantly to both incomes and direct availability of food in the country. It is also a major contributor to economic growth through provision of raw materials for agro-industries, job opportunities and foreign exchange. Agriculture contributes to about 21% of Uganda’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Livestock production is an important subsector of …
Read how the Rural Household Multiple-Indicator Survey (RHoMIS) was used to sample over 500 farming households from southern Tanzania to find the strongest performers.
On 27 March 2019, the Program for Climate-Smart Livestock Systems (PCSL) was launched in Ethiopia to support interventions
to increase agricultural productivity, mitigation of greenhouse gases and adaptation to climate change. The PCSL team also made field visits to Debre Birhan Agricultural Research Centre and other farms to familiarize with farming systems in Ethiopia.
Enumerators in the Comoros Islands are trained on the use of RHoMIS. They also give valuable input into how the data collection tool can be suited to the local context.