On February 22nd 2012, CTA organised a Briefing on “New challenges and opportunities for pastoralism in ACP countries” with the African Union Commission, the European Commission (DG DEVCO) the ACP Secretariat, Concord and various media partners.
New! on the subject of ‘Pastoralism in ACP countries’
Abebe Haile Gabriel, Director of Rural Economy and Agriculture, African Union Commission; Francesca Mosca, Director for Sub-Saharan Africa, European Commission; Michael Hailu, Director of CTA
Panel 1: Challenges and opportunities for pastoralists in ACP countries
This panel will provide an overview of the main challenges affecting the pastoralists especially in ACP countries and the opportunities provided by policy frameworks and processes.
Chair: H.E. M. Kembi-Gitura, Ambassador of Kenya
– Legislating for pastoralism: lessons from West Africa and the ECOWAS transhumant certificate
Boureima Dodo, Permanent Secretary, Bilital Maroobe, West African network [Presentation]
Panel 2: A better future for pastoralists: lessons learned and actions needed
This panel focused on sharing good practices and experiences from the field across regions. It also identified what urgent and concrete policy actions need to be in place to support pastoralism.
Chair: Michael Hailu, Director of CTA
– Adaptation and mitigation to Climate change and coping mechanisms from pastoralists
Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim, Coordinator of Bororo nomadic peoples association, Chad [Presentation|Executive Summary|Video]