Thematic Focus

The overall thematic focus of the SUNARPA network is Pastoralism and the sustainable use of natural resources & peace in pastoralist areas in Africa. We assume that a sustainable Natural Resource Management (NRM) contributes to peace building and the prevention of violent conflicts in Africa.

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Pastoralism

What is Pastoralism? Pastoralism is a form of livelihood as well as a cultural & social system based on livestock (cattle, sheep, goats and/or camels) and different levels of mobility.

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Research & Advice

Focusing on pastoralist areas, the SUNARPA team analyses and assesses: the nexus between environmental governance, environmental quality and the well-being of pastoralists

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Guiding Frameworks & Strategies

Sunarpa acts under the following frameworks, partnerships, strategies and agreements: Joint African Union (AU) & European Union’s (EU) Strategy for Africa

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