Written: 2009 | Published: February 18, 2021 | Yacob Aklilu and Andy Catley

Livestock Exports from the Horn of Africa: An analysis of benefits by pastoralist wealth group and policy implications

This report was commissioned by FAO under the IGAD Livestock Policy Initiative and examines the benefits derived from the livestock export trade from pastoral areas by wealth group. Simply put, do some groups benefit more than others and if so, who? If the benefits are skewed towards, for example, wealthier pastoralists and other actors, to what extent can livestock export systems be justified in terms of reducing pastoral poverty or vulnerability?

The report was originally published by the Feinstein International Center at Tufts University. 

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