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Investing in Pastoralism with Andrew Mude

Published onThu, 25 Aug 2011

As hunger spreads among more than 12 million people in the Horn of Africa, a study by the International Livestock Research Institute of the response to Kenya's last devastating drought, in 2008-2009, finds that investments aimed at increasing the mobility of livestock herders could be the key to averting future food crises in arid lands.

Joining ABNís Lerato Mbele from Nairobi is Dr Andrew Mude, Project Leader of Index-Based Livestock Insurance Program at the International Livestock Research Institute.

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