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Beneficiary stories on goat re-stocking in Eli Daar

Alo Omar Arabto

Alo, a man of 35 years lives in Immino in Eli Daar. A year ago, his wife died leaving him with five children – the oldest is 14 years and the youngest is nearly 2 years. He also looks after his now aging, blind mother. Three years ago, he had 65 goats but they died over the last 2 years leaving him empty – handed.. (read more)

Barbara May Maternity Hospital Introduction in Mille, Afar Region, Ethiopia (November 2011).

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Drought crises Report

1. Report on operatives

2.Risk Assessment Data Woreda: Afdeera

3. Risk Assessment Data Woreda: Eli Daar

4. Observetions of visit to Eli Daar

5.  Risk Assessment Data Woreda: Kori

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Counting the costs: replacing pastoralism with irrigated agriculture in the Awash Valley, north-eastern Ethiopia
Pastoralism is often viewed as a primitive, unproductive way of life - an economic dead end that poses no credible alternative to modern, technologically advanced and input-dependent forms of irrigated agriculture. The results presented in this paper call these presumptions into question.

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Roy Behnke, Carol Kerven

Policy brief "Capitalizing on pastoralism to feed people and achieve
livestock sector sustainability''
prepared by Ilse Köhler-Rollefson with inputs from Ced Hesse, Datta
Rangnekar, Kamal Kishore and CELEP

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