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This is a database of key reference documents by different authors and organizations on critical issues for resilience in the drylands of the Horn of Africa. They have also been categorized according to DLCI subject areas, which can be found at: (click to download).

This database is no means comprehensive but aims to provide a useful resource for people new to the region or the drylands. Suggestions on additions and comments to this database are welcome and can be sent to info@dlci-hoa.org.

Title Author Organization Sub-Subject Type Of Document Date
Resilience focus magazine 4th edition - IGAD - Journal article 2019
Participatory land use planning for building resilience of ASAL communities in Kenya Tilstone, V. & Flintan, F. DLCI and ILC Participatory land use planning Journal article 2016
Pastoralism pays: new evidence from the Horn of Africa King-Okumu C., Wasonga O. V. and Eshetu Y. IIED, University of Nairobi and Tufts University Pastoralism Journal article 2016
Doing it together: co-creating innovation for resilience with local people Tasker, A. Sussex University Citizen participation Journal article 2016
EDE Pillar 3: Human capital NDMA Ministry of Devolution and Planning Drought preparedness Brief 2015
EDE Pillar 1: Peace and Security NDMA Ministry of Devolution and Planning Drought cycle management Brief 2015
EDE Overview NDMA Ministry of Devolution and Planning Drought cycle management Brief 2015
Ending Drought Emergencies: Common Programme Framework for Institutional Development and Knowledge Management Pillar 6 NDMA Learning and knowledge management Framework 2015
Ending Drought Emergencies: Common Programme Framework for Drought Risk Management Pillar 5 NDMA Drought preparedness Framework 2015
Ending Drought Emergencies: Common Programme Framework for Sustainable Livelihoods Pillar 4 NDMA Resilience general Framework 2015
Ending Drought Emergencies: Common Programme Framework for Human Capital Pillar 3 NDMA Social services and education Framework 2015
Ending Drought Emergencies: Common Programme Framework for Climate -proofed Infrastructure Pillar 2 NDMA Climate proof infrastructure Framework 2015
Ending Drought Emergencies: Common Programme Framework for Peace and Security Pillar 1 NDMA Conflict and peace building Framework 2015
Baringo County Livestock Sale Yard County Assembly of Baringo County Assembly of Baringo Policy Bill 2015
First Draft ASAL Policy-Unlocking Our Full Potential for Realization of the Kenya Vision 2030 Ministry Devolution and Planning Ministry Devolution and Planning Policy Analysis 2015
Where have all the nomads gone? Fifty years of statistical and demographic invisibilities of African mobile pastoralists Randall, S. University College London Pastoralism general Analysis 2015
Guideline for Enhancement of Pastoralist Communities' Resilience to Drought through Community Based Drought Management JICA JICA Resilience Guide 2015
The Analysis of the Community Land Bill RECONCILE RECONCILE Policy analysis Review 2015
The Community Land Bill Duale, A. National Assembly Policy Bill 2015
Communication and Information for Advocacy in Kajiado County Mpaayei, L. DLCI Advocacy Report 2015
Communication and Information for Advocacy in Isiolo County Boru, H. DLCI Advocacy Report 2015
A House Full of Trap Doors: Identifying barriers to resilient drylands in the toolbox of pastoral development Krätli S., Kaufmann B., Roba H., Hiernaux P., Li W IIED Pastoralism Discussion paper 2015
The intricate road to development: Government development strategies in pastoralist areas of the Horn of Africa Yohannes Aberra and Mahmmud Abdulahi Institute for Peace and Security Studies, Addis Ababa Pastoralism general Book 2015
Key statistics on the drylands of the Horn of Africa Prech, D. DLCI Resilience Review 2015
EDE Pillar 6: Institutional development and knowledge management NDMA Ministry of Devolution and Planning Drought preparedness Brief 2015
EDE Pillar 5: Drought risk management NDMA Ministry of Devolution and Planning Drought preparedness Brief 2015
EDE Pillar 4: Sustainable livelihoods NDMA Ministry of Devolution and Planning Drought preparedness Brief 2015
Equalisation Fund Bill National Assembly National Assembly Policy Bill 2015
The Natural Resources (Benefit Sharing) Bill The Senate The Senate Policy Bill 2014
Communication and Information for Advocacy in Turkana County Naspaan, M. DLCI Advocacy Report 2014
Communication and Information Advocacy in West Pokot County Prech, D. DLCI Advocacy Report 2014
Securing the counties: Options for security after devolution in Kenya Kennedy Mkutu, Martin Marani and Mutuma Ruteere Centre for Human Rights and Policy Studies (CHRIPS) Resilience - Peace building Peace building 2014
Water and irrigation in Karamoja Avery, S. REGLAP Crop agriculture Study 2014
The National Drought Management Authority Bill NDMA NDMA Policy ACT 2013
Creating Policy Space for Pastoralism in Kenya Elmi, M. & Birch, I. Future agricultures Policy analysis Guide 2013
Booklet 1: Strengthening natural resource governance Mahadi, Y., Roba, G. & Gibbons, S. IUCN Rangeland management - 2013
Booklet 2: Participatory rangeland planning Mahadi, Y., Roba, G. & Gibbons, S. IUCN Rangeland management - 2013
REGLAP good practice principles on water development in the drylands Mtisi, S. and Nicol, A. FAO & CARE Water - 2013
Natural resource management in the drylands in the Horn of Africa Flintan, F., Behnke, R. & Neely, C. CGIAR & FAO Rangeland management Technical brief 2013
REGLAP good practice principles on savings groups in the drylands of the Horn of Africa Kiberia, D. & Otieno, N. CARE Kenya Financial and insurance services Good practice principles 2013
Disaster risk reduction management in the drylands in the Horn of Africa Fitzgibbon, C. and Crosskey, A. Oxfam Resilience general Policy brief 2013
Assessment of camel and camel milk marketing practices in an emerging peri-urban production system in Isiolo County, Kenya Noor, I., Guliye, A., Tariq, M. & Bebe, B. - Livestock marketing Study 2013
Market access and trade issues affecting the drylands in the Horn of Africa: Brief prepared by a Technical Consortium hosted by CGIAR in partnership with the FAO Investment Centre Aklilu, Y., Little, P.D., Mahmoud, H., and McPeak, CGIAR & FAO Livestock marketing - 2013
The contribution of Livestock to the Ugandan Economy Benkhe R. & Nakirya, M. IGAD Center for Pastoral Areas & Livestock Development (ICPALD) & FAO Livestock marketing Study 2013
Livelihoods and basic service support in the drylands of the Horn of Africa: A brief prepared by the Technical Consortium, ILRI Morton, J. & Kerven, C. ILRI Resilience general Brief 2013
Ugandan Land Policy: what it means for pastoral areas Baumgartner, L. REGLAP Land issues, tenure and management Policy brief 2013
The place of crop agriculture for resilience promotion in the drylands: an opportunity or a threat? Mortimore, M. REGLAP & GROW Crop agriculture Summary brief 2013
The place of crop agriculture in the drylands of the Horn of Africa: an opportunity or a threat? Mortimore, M. REGLAP & GROW Crop agriculture Study 2013
Considerations for irrigated crop agriculture REGLAP REGLAP Crop agriculture Poster 2013
The Turkana aquifer discoveries and development proposals: A REGLAP discussion perspective Avery, S. REGLAP Crop agriculture Discussion brief 2013
Irrigating the drylands – food for thought Avery, S. REGLAP Crop agriculture Discussion brief 2013
The impact of VSF-Belgium’s interventions on conflict in Karamoja: A research report on conflict and peace Deschacht, T. VSF - Belgium Conflict resolution Study 2013
Conflict resolution and peace building in the drylands in the Greater Horn of Africa: Brief prepared by a Technical Consortium hosted by CGIAR in partnership with the FAO Investment Centre Pavanello, S. & Scott-Villiers, P. ILRI Technical Consortium Conflict resolution Study 2013
Community Based Resilience Analysis (CoBRA): Conceptual Framework and Methodology Fitzgibbon, C. UNDP Data collection methodologies Guide 2013
Pastoralism in the Horn of Africa: Diverse livelihood pathways Dyer, K. W CAADP Pastoralism general Policy brief 2012
Rangeland fragmentation in traditional grazing areas and its impact on drought resilience of pastoral communities: Lessons from Borana, Oromia and Harshin, Somali Regional States, Ethiopia Flintan, F., Tache, B. & Eid, A. DLCI/REGLAP Rangeland management - 2012
Enhancing Resilience to Food Security Shocks in Africa Frankenberger, T., Spangler, T., Nelson, S. & Lang - Resilience general - 2012
Enhancing resilience in the Horn of Africa: An exploration into alternative investment options Heady, D., Taffesse, A. & You, L. IFPRI Resilience general - 2012
The Relevance of Resilience Levine S. , Simon Levine, Pain A., Bailey, S. & Fa HPG/ODI Resilience general - 2012
Resilience: New Utopia or New Tyranny? Reflection about the Potentials and Limits of the Concept of Resilience in Relation to Vulnerability Reduction Programmes Béné, C., Wood R., Andrew Newsham, A. & Davies, M. IDS Resilience general - 2012
Pastoralism and Development: Dynamic Change at the Margins Catley A., Lind, J. & Scoones, I. - Pastoralism general Book 2012
Holistic grazing planning and reciprocal grazing agreements approach: enhancing sustainable natural resource management in pastoral dryland areas VSF Consortium VSF Consortium Participatory planning Technical brief 2012
Rules of the range: Natural resource management in Kenya-Ethiopia border areas Levine, S. and Pavanello, S. HPG Rangeland management Study 2012
The economics of early response and disaster resilience: Lessons from Kenya and Ethiopia Venton, C., Fitzgibbon, F., Shitarek, T., Coulter, DFID Resilience general Evaluation 2012
Mobile Pastoralists and Education: Strategic Options Kratli, S. & Dyer, C. IIED Education resources Study 2012
Strengthening information dissemination at community level: a disaster risk reduction and early warning information perspective KRDP-ASAL KRDP-ASAL Early warning Study 2012
Action Research for Disaster Risk Reduction: Experiences with Pastoralist Field Schools (PFS) and Village Community Banks (VICOBA) Anno, F., Obala, E. & Wafula, A. VSF Consortium Resilience general Book 2012
Lake Turkana and the Lower Omo: hydrological impacts of major dam and irrigation developments, Vol 1 Avery, S. African Studies Center, University of Oxford Natural resource management Study 2012
Enhancing resilience in the Horn of Africa: An exploration into alternative investment options Headey, D., Taffesse, A. & You, L. IFPRI Resilience general Study 2012
Integrated monitoring - a practical manual for organisations that want to achieve results Sonia, H. InProgress Resilience general Guide 2012
From Conflict to Coping: Evidence from Southern Ethiopia on the contributions of peacebuilding to drought resilience among pastoralist groups - Mercy Corps Peace building Study 2012
Impact of conflict on pastoral communities’ resilience in the Horn Of Africa: Case studies from Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda Ochieng, O. RECONCILE & FAO Conflict sensitivity Study 2012
Participatory Impact Assessment: A Guide for Practitioners Catley, A., Burns, J., Abebe, A., Suji, O. Feinstein International Center, Tufts University Data collection methodologies Guide 2012
Participatory impact assessments on livestock markets interventions in Ethiopia - - Livestock marketing Study 2011
ELMT technical brief: Animal health care delivery and disease surveillance in Northern Kenya involving the private sector. Experiences and lessons learned from ELMT VSF-S (Vétérinaires sans Frontières Suisse) ELMT Livestock health Technical brief 2011
Humanitarian action in drought-related emergencies ALNAP ALNAP Resilience general Technical brief 2011
How shared resource use management through reciprocal grazing agreements can increase resilience Obala, E., Jaenz, F. & Jenet, A. REGLAP Rangeland management Technical brief 2011
Participatory natural resource management with Somali pastoral & agro-pastoral communities in Ethiopia change Radice, H., Ruiz-Bascaran, M., Seyoum, Y. & Getach Save the Children, Ethiopia REGLAP & Save the Children Technical brief 2011
Expanding Investment Finance to Northern Kenya and other Arid Lands: Market Assessment Annex 3: sector profiles Napier, A. & Desta S Feinstein International Centre Rangeland management - 2011
Review of pastoral rangeland enclosures in Ethiopia Napier, A. & Desta S. Feinstein International Centre Rangeland management - 2011
Making the rangelands secure: past experience and future options. Flintan, F. International Land Coalition Rangeland management - 2011
An assessment of natural resource governance in Garbatulla, Northern Kenya Roba, G. & Gibbons, S. IUCN Rangeland management Study 2011
The use of cash transfers in livestock emergencies and their incorporation into LEGS Watson, C. & Margetts, L. Vetworks/FAO Resilience general Technical brief 2011
Community managed disaster risk reduction: Experiences from the Horn of Africa Cordaid & IIRR Cordaid & IIRR Resilience general Technical brief 2011
Drought Contingency Planning with Pastoral Communities. A Community Managed Disaster Risk Reduction Planning toolkit for Humanitarian Workers in the Horn of Africa Lembara, S., Sirak, A., Jenet, A., Gluecks, I., Pi IIRR Contingency planning Technical brief 2011
Drought preparedness initiatives among humanitarian partners: lessons learnt from ECHO-financed Regional Drought Decision (RDD) projects in Ethiopia FAO FAO Drought preparedness Evaluation 2011
Why halting the fragmentation of rangelands will improve the drought resiliency of Ethiopia’s pastoralists Flintan, F. REGLAP Land issues, tenure and management Summary brief 2011
Summary brief: The causes, processes and impacts of land fragmentation in the rangelands of Kenya, Ethiopia and Uganda Flintan, F. REGLAP Land issues, tenure and management Summary brief 2011
“Broken land, broken lives?”: The causes, processes and impacts of land fragmentation in the rangelands of Kenya, Ethiopia and Uganda Flintan, F. REGLAP Land issues, tenure and management Study 2011
How to document good practice/lessons learnt Tilstone, V. REGLAP Providing information to citizens Guide 2011
Changing gender roles in the HOA drylands and the implications for programming Flintan, F. REGLAP Gender roles Brief 2011
Bringing Books to Pastoral Communities: Camel libraries in the Somali region (Page 9) Berry, N. REGLAP Education resources Article 2011
From Policy to Practice: Scaling up access to quality basic education for nomadic populations in Kenya (Page 44) Fitzgibbon, C. REGLAP Basic education Article 2011
Replacing Pastoralism with irrigated Agriculture in the Awash Valley, Northern Eastern Ethiopia Behnke, R. & Kerven, C. FAC, Tufts Resilience general Study 2011
Drought in the Horn of Africa: preventing the next disaster IFRC IFRC Drought preparedness Study 2011
How to write a policy brief - IDRC Policy analysis Guide 2011
RELPA guide to contingency planning Levine S. & Abdinoor, M. ELMT Contingency planning Guide 2011
System failure? Revisiting the problems of timely response to crises in the Horn of Africa Levine, S., Crosskey, A. & Abdinoor, M. USAID & ELMT Contingency planning Study 2011
Strengthening voices: How pastoralist communities and local government are shaping strategies for adaptive environmental management and poverty reduction in Tanzania’s drylands de Jode, H. & Hesse, C. IIED Citizen participation Study 2011
Outcome Mapping: Building Learning and Reflection into Development Programs Earl, S., Carden, F., and Smutyo, T. IDRC Data collection methodologies Guide 2011
Getting to the hardest-to-reach: strategy to provide education to nomadic communities in Kenya through distance learning Swift, J. & Kratli, S. IIED & MNKOAL Distance learning Strategy March 2010
Modern and Mobile: The Future of Livestock Production in Africa’s Drylands de Jode, H. IIED Livestock production Study 2010
Learning by Doing: Working Towards Participatory Rangeland Management (PRM) in Pastoral Areas through ELMT/ ELSE Flintan, F. USAID & ELMT Rangeland management - 2010
Expanding Investment Finance to Northern Kenya and other Arid Lands: Market Assessment Task 1/phase III ELMT ELMT Resilience general - 2010
Adaptation and resilience: responses to changing dynamics in Northern Karamoja Stites, E. & Huisman, C. Feinstein International Center and Save the Children Uganda Resilience general - 2010
Monitoring Rangeland Health Guide for facilitators or pastoralist communities Riginos, C., Herrick, J. E., Belnap, J., Sundaresa - Rangeland management - 2010
Small Business Management Skills-Facilitators guide Gachie, P. & Chege, A. CARE Kenya Business development skills Guide 2010
Worshop report on Nomadic Education in Kenya, Nakuru MNKOAL MNKOAL Education resources Report 2010
Pastoral milk production and market chain analysis in Dolo Ado and Dolo Bay, Somali Region of Ethiopia Lumadede, A.K, Owuor, G., Laqua, H., Gluecks, I.V. ELMT & Save the Children Livestock marketing Study 2010
Mind the Gap: commercialization, livelihoods and wealth disparity in pastoral areas of Ethiopia Aklilu, Y. & Catley, A. Feinstein International Center Livestock marketing Study 2010
Contribution of Livestock to the Ethiopian Economy: Parts 1&2, - ICPALD & FAO Livestock marketing Study 2010
Technical Brief on Camel Sudden Death Gluecks, I. & Younan M. USAID & ELMT Livestock health Technical brief 2010
Addressing chronic food insecurity in the Horn of Africa: Good practice identified, but commitment needed Mousseau, F. & Morton, F REGLAP Resilience general Policy brief 2010
Towards Education for Nomads: Community Perspectives in Kenya Birch, I., Cavanna, S., Abkula, D. & Hujale D. IIED Basic education Study 2010
Economic importance of goods and services derived from dryland ecosystems in the IGAD region Niemi, E. & Manyindo, J. IUCN Drylands products Study 2010
Guidelines for developing sustainable dryland products enterprises: commercial and development sector operators Wren, S. USAID & ELMT Drylands products Guide 2010
What to do about Karamoja? Levine, S. FAO Resilience general Study 2010
Adult business literacy curriculum for North Eastern Province, Kenya ELMT USAID Adult literacy Guide 2010
Increasing agricultural sector financing: Why it matters for Uganda's socio-economic transformation Lukwago, D. ACODE Resilience general Study 2010
Planning in conflict: experiences with the conflict: sensitive programming approach ‘Do No Harm’ in pastoral settings Grafe, R. & Obala, E. VSF-G Conflict sensitivity Study 2010
Working as a consortium: benefits and challenges Fowler A. & McMahon J. USAID & ELMT Resilience general Brief 2010
Climate change and conflict Lessons from community conservancies in northern Kenya - Conservation Development Centre, International Institute for Sustainable Development and Saferworld Climate change and conflict Lessons from community conservancies in northern Kenya Peace building 2009
Participatory natural resource management guidelines Flintan, F. & Cullis, A. Save the Children Rangeland management Guide 2009
Expanding Investment Finance to Northern Kenya and other Arid Lands: Investment review and NKIF concept outline ELMT ELMT Resilience general - 2009
Participatory development and the Capacity of Gabra Pastoralist communities to influence resilience Robinson, L. University of Manitoba Resilience general - 2009
Good practice bibliography on enterprise development Jiwa, F. USAID & ELMT Resilience general Bibliography 2009
Livestock Emergency Guidelines and Standards (LEGS) Practical Action Practical Action Livestock marketing Technical brief 2009
Impact of drought related vaccination to livestock mortality in pastoralist Ethiopia Andy Catley, Dawit Abebe, Berhanu Admassu, Gezu Be Overseas Development Institute Livestock health Brief 2009
The School of Life: Education in a Pastoralist Community de Jode, H. REGLAP Education resources Study 2009
Livestock exports from the Horn of Africa: An analysis of the benefits by Pastoralist wealth group and policy implications Aklilu, Y. & Catley, A. Feinstein International Center Livestock marketing Study 2009
From policy to practice: securing land rights through community land tenure - REGLAP, Cordaid & RECONCILE Land issues, tenure and management Pamphlet 2009
Planning with uncertainty: Scenario planning - IIED Natural resource management Brief 2009
Overview of holistic management Farley, C. USAID & ELMT Rangeland management Brief 2009
Synthesis of existing knowledge and experience on the provision of water supplies to pastoral communities in Ethiopia Nassef, M. & Belayhun, M. ELMT/USAID Natural resource management Study 2009
Invasion of prosopis juliflora and local livelihoods Esther Mwangi and Brent Swallow World Agroforestry Center - Journal article 2009
Invasive Species and Poverty Dr. Dennis Rangi Dr. Dennis Rangi - Journal article 2009
Climate change and conflict: Lessons from community conservancies in northern Kenya - Conservation Development Centre, IISD & Safer World Conflict sensitivity Study 2009
National Livestock Policy Ministry of Livestock Development Ministry of Livestock Development Policy Analysis 2008
Investment Opportunities for Livestock in North Eastern Province of Kenya: A synthesis of Existing Knowledge Rakotoarisoa, M., Massawe, S., Mude, A., Ouma, R., ReSAKSS Pastoralism general Study 2008
Making Value Chains Work for the Poor Toolbook M4P DFID Resilience general Guide 2008
Simple photography tips CARE CARE Resilience general Guide 2008
National Guidelines for Livestock Relief Interventions in pastoral areas of Ethiopia, Federal Republic of Ethiopia Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development-Ethi Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development-Ethiopia Livestock marketing Guide 2008
Technical Brief on Pestes des Petits Ruminants (PPR), ELMT Livestock Services Technical Working Group Nyamweya, M., Tobias Ounga,T., Regassa, G. & Maloo ELMT Livestock health Technical brief 2008
Livelihood diversification opportunities for pastoralists in Turkana, Kenya Watson, D. & van Binsbergen, J. ILRI Livelihood diversification Study 2008
“Towards the Measurement of Household Resilience to Food Insecurity: Applying a Model to Palestinian Household Data.” In Deriving Food Security Information from National Household Budget Surveys, 186. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the Un Alinovi, L, Mane, E. & Romano, D. FAO Data collection methodologies Discussion brief 2008
Evidence of change approach to monitoring in ELMT Tilstone, V. ELMT & USAID Data collection methodologies Guide 2008
Advocacy and Campaigning Course Toolkit Coulby, H. INTRAC Policy analysis Guide 2008
Gender and Pastoralism Vol 2: Livelihoods and income Development in Ethiopia Flintan, F. & Ridgewell, A. SoS Sahel Women's leadership Book 2007
Global Desertification: Building a Science for Dryland Development Reynolds, J. et al. BIO-RAD Resilience general Discussion paper 2007
Making Markets work for the Poor (M4P) in practice M4P Hub M4P Hub Resilience Guide -
Global review of the economics of pastoralism Davies J. & Hatfield R. World Initiative for Sustainable Pastoralism Pastoralism general Study 2006
Access to water, pastoral resource management and pastoralists’ livelihoods: Lesson learned from water development in selected areas of Eastern Africa Gomes, N. FAO Natural resource management Study 2006
The role of mobility within the risk management strategies for pastoralists and agro-pastoralists Swallow, B. IIED Pastoralism general Study -
Humanitarian Action in Drought-Related Emergencies ALNAP ALNAP Resilience general Technical brief -
Camel husbandry and health training manual Younan, M., Zaidi, A. & Sikuku, P. KARI, ALLPRO, VSF Suisse Livestock health Guide -
CAHW training manuals and guides, ITDG Training for Trainers - ITDG Livestock health - -
Study on CAHWs in Kenya Leyland, T. et al FAO Livestock health Guide -
ELMT guide to documenting stories of change Tilstone, V. ELMT Providing information to citizens Guide -
Adult education package for drylands of East Africa: Environmental care and dryland agriculture LIANA LIANA Adult literacy Study -
Tourism, Vision 2030 and pro-pastoralist livelihoods in north-eastern Kenya USAID & ELMT USAID & ELMT Pastoralism general Policy brief -
Ecotourism in Northern Kenya Policy Brief USAID & ELMT USAID & ELMT Eco-tourism Policy brief -
ELMT technical briefs on fodder production VSF Suisse ELMT Pastoralism general Technical brief -
Practitioners guide to HEA. Chapter 6: Adaptations of HEA FEG Consultants - Data collection methodologies Guide 2003

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