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FUDECO researchers interview communities in Wuro Bappate - Photo by Zubairu Adamu / FUDECO Publications and resources

This is the third in a series of longitudinal studies into the political, socioeconomic and environmental issues facing pastoralists and agropastoralists in Hayin Ade and Wuro Alhaji Idrissa Bappate.
A man tends his livestock in Sankabar Kebele, the Somali region of Ethiopia. Credit: UNICEF Ethiopia. Publications and resources

This report, commissioned midway through SPARC’s six-year run, synthesises the programme's work in the period 2020 to mid-2023.
Man walking with camels in Kenya - Photo by Curt Carnemark / World Bank - CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 DEED Publications and resources

This brief outlines a preliminary research framework developed by SPARC and the CGIAR Research Initiative on Fragility, Conflict and Migration on conflict between farmers and livestock herders.
CLI-MARK works with livestock farmers’ and pastoralists’ in Kenya - Image by CLI-MARK Kenya - CC BY-SA 2.0 DEED Publications and resources

This report, and accompanying brief, align current thinking on transboundary climate risk pathways with research on climate risk for pastoralists in African rangelands.

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Woman with mobile phone in Kenya - Image by J Mulwa/Mercy Corps Blog

Our blog explores what tech firms, agroproducers, private sector actors, government, Non-Governmental Organisations and donors need to know about the impact of social media in the drylands.
A Saudi returnee with a mobile phone returns to her home in Ethiopia - image by Ayene / UNICEF - CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 DEED Blog

Digital financial and information services can transform the livelihoods of agro producers across Ethiopia. This blog - based on a SPARC, Dalberg Research and Mercy Corps AgriFin event - explains how.
SPARC Dalberg Research and MercyCorps AgriFin webinar on the role of digital financial and information services to support producer livelihoods in Kenya Blog

How can digital financial and information services support producer livelihoods in Kenya? This blog shares key highlights from a joint SPARC, Dalberg Research and Mercy Corps AgriFin webinar.

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