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Explore SPARC’s publications and resources as we create, distil, evaluate and share evidence and best practice on research and policy that aims to support pastoralists and farmers in dryland areas.

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  • Kamran Hakiman
 People sell cattle at Ngaremara Livestock Sale Yard, Kenya, refurbished by the Ward Planning Committee through the Drought Resilience grant. Image by Patrick Meinhardt / Mercy Corps Publications and resources

This policy brief summarises key learning from the Ward Development Planning model, an innovative approach to local participatory development planning being implemented in Kenya’s drylands.
A patoralist in Ethiopia carries a goat - Image by E Millstein / Mercy Corps Publications and resources

This brief investigates the application of a decision making tool for governance designed to tackle complex problems – Stakeholder Approach to Risk Informed and Evidence Based Decision Making.
Food being cooked for students in a school in Makalondi, Tilaberri Region, Niger - Image by the Global Partnership for Education - CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Publications and resources

This brief is the first of two and focuses on how using process innovations can improve decision-making within complex and fragile environments in Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Niger and Somalia.

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