Michael Halderman on the case for pastoralism

Feb 26th, 2010 | By | Category: One Question

J. Michael Halderman is a Berkeley-based consultant who has worked with the World Bank, several UN organizations (FAO, IFAD, ILO, UNDP, UNEP, UNRISD), bilateral development agencies (Netherlands, Ireland, Sweden, United States) and European NGOs.

He has experience living and working in Eastern Africa and Europe. His current work and research include policy, institutional and implementation issues related to poverty reduction, rural development, civil society, democracy, governance, environmental factors, drought management, conflict mitigation and international trade.

For this week’s One Question, we ask Halderman to explain his views about what it would take to have pastoralists’ issues taken more seriously in African countries where they are prevalent.

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