Pastoralist Meetings Promise A Brighter Future for Herders

Pastoralist Meetings Promise A Brighter Future for Herders Pastoralists are recognized as one of the marginalized groups by the constitution of Kenya 2010. This is based on their minimal participation in the social and economic life of Kenya as a result of colonial and post-independence discriminative policies. These pushed them far from the mainstream economy…

Beholden of Cooperative Society Networking

Beholden of Cooperative Society Networking In facilitating the engagement between RECONCILE and Small Dairy Commercialization Programme, a fact finding mission to understand the networking of Cooperatives was undertaken in Nandi and Uasin Gishu Counties. The emphasis of the planned activities were to display the set-up of the dairy sector as according to the Kenya Dairy…

Increased Awareness on Laws to Safeguard Pastoralist Livelihoods and Lifestyles

Increased Awareness on Laws to Safeguard Pastoralist Livelihoods and Lifestyles Pastoralist communities in Kenya have for long not had the privilege of having policies in place that promote recognition, registration and protection of their communally owned parcels of land. Government of Kenya in 2016 demonstrated a great step in enacting Community Land Act which provides…

Kenya: Promoting Land Rights for Women Pastoralists

Kenya: Promoting Land Lights for Women Pastoralists Nyanchama Angela Saturday, March 3, 2018 In pastoral communities, women contribute a lot to pastoral life, yet are denied land ownership. A Resource Conflict Institute (RECONCILE) project is working to change the dynamics.  Using advocacy and knowledge sharing, the project challenge pastoral procedures to include women in land…