Climate Change / Drylands / DRYLANDSCRP / East Africa / Ethiopia / IBLI / Insurance / Kenya / Pastoralism / SLS

The human and environmental impacts of migratory pastoralism and IBLI in East Africa

The food security of migrant pastoralists on the arid and semi-arid lands (ASAL) of East Africa is critically affected by shocks like droughts and the state of vegetation for animal forage. At the same time, pastoralists affect their environment through resource use and herding patterns.

An Australian Aid-funded project seeks to generate a number of policy-relevant results on the feedbacks between migrant pastoralism and the environment, including addressing the impacts of new index insurance products.

Read the whole article: ADRAS policy research overview – The human and environmental impacts of pastoralism and IBLI

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