More Eastern & Southern Africa Featured Videos and Photo Stories

Pastoral rangeland contestation in Suswa, Kenya

What are advantages and disadvantages for the ecosystem and local pastoralists if companies drill wells to extract geothermal energy? Credit: Future Rural Africa Project, Geographical Institute, Bonn University.

Lower Omo: Local Tribes Under Threat

In Southern Ethiopia, most of the 200,000 people (Bode, Dassenach, Hamer, Karo, Kwegu, Mursi, Nyangatom, Suri) raise livestock. The Omo River's annual flooding replenishes pastures and allows flood-retreat cropping. The Gibe III dam threatens local livelihoods. Credit: Oakland Institute.

Stewards Rising: Improving Community Resilience

The Eastern & Southern Africa Programme of IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) shows how communities in semi-arid northern Uganda & northern Kenya use natural solutions to tackle environmental challenges.

The Afar of Ethiopia
Nomads in Ethiopia navigating a troubled 21st century - photo story by Michael Benanav
Photo story by Michael Benanav
Pastoralism is the future (Wafugaji wanaohamahama tayari wamepiga hatua mbele)

Pastoralists turn variability into food - animated video in Swahili (Credit: CELEP/Misereor)

Pastoralism is the future (Amharic)

Pastoralists turn variability into food - animated video in Amharic (Credit: CELEP/Misereor)