Cattle Raids in Northern Kenya

by Willis Okumu Cattle Raids and Victimhood at the Household Level: Experiences of Pastoralists Women in Northern Kenya The culture of cattle raiding is a shared practice across the Karamoja Cluster. Pastoralists within this geographical area not only share territory but also use cattle for various significant life events such …

Economics of Land Degradation and Improvement – A Global Assessment for Sustainable Development

by Ephraim Nkonya, Alisher Mirzabaev and Joachim von Braun This book on Economics of Land Degradation and Improvement provides withvaluable knowledge and information both at the global, regional, and national levels on the costs of land degradation and benefits of taking action against land degradation. A key advantage of this …

Tapping Potentials of Innovation for Food Security and Sustainable Agricultural Growth: An Africa-Wide Perspective

by Christine Husmann, Joachim von Braun, Ousmane  Badiane, Yemi Akinbamijo, Fatunbi O. Abiodun and Detlef Virchow While in the past, increased use of inputs and expansion of agricultural land accounted for a good part of agricultural growth in Africa, improvements in productivity will need to be a major driver of growth …