Platform for African – European Partnership in Agricultural Research for Development

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Linking research to policies and practices:experiences on pastoralism in Eastern Africa

29 November 2018. Brussels, Belgium. InfoPoint Lunchtime Conference: "Linking research to policies and practices:experiences on pastoralism in Eastern Africa."

Watch the video of the conference

https://ec.europa.eu/europeaid/news-and-events/linking-research-policies-and-practices_en
What recent policy processes are ongoing in the East African region promoting and securing rangelands and pastoralism and how can scientific research feed into these policy processes? This is the question this Infopoint lunch-conference aims to answer by focusing on East Africa and Ethiopia in particular. Join this interesting exchange between researchers and civil society representatives.
  • Introduction: Willem Olthof, Deputy Head of Unit, DEVCO Unit C.1 – Rural Development, Food and Nutrition Security
  • European Parliament, MEP Maria Heubuch, Greens/EFA
  • Peter Ken Otieno - Technical Coordinator, RECONCILE, Kenya

  • Francesco Staro - Anthropologist, University of Paris 8 - Saint Denis, France

  • Tezera Getahun - Executive Director, Pastoralist Forum Ethiopia, Ethiopia

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