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Livestock in Karamoja: A review of recent literature

This new report for the KRSU by Yacob Aklilu reviews information on livestock development in Karamoja, leading to priorities for livestock development.

By Yacob Aklilu June 2016
Early Response to Drought in Pastoralist Areas: Lessons from the USAID Crisis Modifier in East Africa

Early Response to Drought in Pastoralist Areas: Lessons from the USAID Crisis Modifier in East Africa

Early Response to Drought in Pastoralist Areas: Lessons from the USAID Crisis Modifier in East Africa, explores the application and effectiveness of this mechanism, used to bring greater crisis response capacity to development projects.

April 2016
Livelihood diversification trends, risks, and programming implications

Livelihood diversification trends, risks, and programming implications

Benefits and Risks of Alternative Livelihoods in Karamoja

February 2016

"We Now Have Relative Peace”; Changing Conflict Dynamics in Northern Karamoja, Uganda

This report reflects research from early 2015 conducted by the Feinstein International Center at the Friedman School of Tufts University and Mercy Corps in northern Karamoja, Uganda. The research examined changing conflict dynamics and related conflict mitigation and peacebuilding initiatives. The objective of the study was to provide a nuanced understanding of the current threats to security at the household, community, district and regional levels, and to examine how these dynamics have changed in recent years. The study examined conflict mitigation initiatives, including access to and efficacy of these systems.

By Darlington Akabwai, Kimberly Howe, Elizabeth Stites November 2015
Can Markets Work for the Turkana Pastoralists? An Analysis of Livestock Market Systems in Turkana County

Can Markets Work for the Turkana Pastoralists? An Analysis of Livestock Market Systems in Turkana County

The following assessment was carried out in order to provide a contextual analysis of the livestock market systems in Turkana County. This analysis aims to contribute to an understanding of the wider context of pastoralist livestock systems that will fit into MAP͛'s existing livestock strategy.

By ACTED October 2014
Community-Based Animal Health Workers in the Horn of Africa: An Evaluation for the Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance

Community-Based Animal Health Workers in the Horn of Africa: An Evaluation for the Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance

Evaluation of USAID Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA)-funded Community-Based Animal Health Worker (CAHW) programs in the Horn of Africa

By Dawit Abebe, Geze Bekele, Andy Catley, Tim Leyland, Raphael Lotira March 2014
Status of Livestock Water Sources in Karamoja Sub-Region, Uganda

Status of Livestock Water Sources in Karamoja Sub-Region, Uganda

This paper provides key findings on the status of water sources for livestock watering in Karamoja, particularly in the districts of Napak, Moroto and Kotido.

By Egeru Anthony, Swidiq Mugerwa, Kayiwa Stephen January 2014