BEST Project Highlights: Kenya and Tanzania Field Trips
The African Technology Policy Studies Network, in collaboration with the University College London (UCL), Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and the International Livestock Research Institure (ILRI) are collaborating on a program on Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services, Social Sustainability and Tipping Points in African Drylands Project, BEST. The Program analyzs the impacts of the changes taking place in dryland ecosystems.
As part of the Program, the ATPS Communications and Media Outreach Officer, Edel Kwoba and other members from the partnering institutions have carried out a series of field visits in northern Tanzania, southern and northern Kenya rangelands, contacting key individuals representing practitioner and advocacy groups; district and local government officials; customary leaders in pastoralist communities; community-based development facilitators; women’s groups, and a wide range of individual herd owners, farmers, and business people.
Posted on Tuesday 7th August, 2012
ATPS Launches its USA Chapter at the Woordrow Wilson International Centre for Scholars, 1300 Pennsylvenia Avenue, Washington DC