ethno e-empowerment



It works!

In March we were back in Loiyangalani. We wanted to know how our Naning’oi women’s group is doing one year after completing the project (July 2016 – March 2017). Whenever we arrive in Loiyangalani after a 12-hour drive, we go …

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Mar'18 project combined with a behavioral economic model test

We are doing a presentation at the 3rd ECHO East Africa Pastoralist Symposium on March 06 in Nanyuki, Kenya. Here the abstract: For years we have seen that trying to change the behavior of pastoralists concerning selling their animals in time did …

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Networking is better than Wrestling

Working together with NGO´s should be all about networking and supporting each other rather than about competition or even fighting. In this sense we were successful on the conference in Senegal “Le Pastoralisme dans le Courant des changements Globaux“. After …

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Who are the people behind the project?

We were often asked, who the people working on the project are. So we added some information on our project page which you will find here.

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New film: Community Animal Health Workers

End of November we have been to Dakar to present our eeemBooks at the conference: “Le Pastoralisme dans le Courant des changements Globaux“. In Dakar we filmed a VSF-Belgium workshop about Animal Health Workers conducted by Koen Van Troos, who is …

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Nov'17 at the meeting of CELEP

The annual meeting of CELEP from the 8th till the 10th of November in Brussels was a very special event for us as it was our first time. We met many interesting people who all share the same goal to …

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“Lunchtime Conference” in Brussels

The photo from the poster was taken in Illeret, Kenya during the video shooting “Reconciliation and Conflict Management among Pastoralist Groups in Marsabit County, Kenya” for Malteser International. With that Material the eBook Conflict Management had been developed.

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up4change e.V. is now a member of the Coalition of European Lobbies for Eastern African Pastoralism (CELEP)

The initiator, founder and heart of, the up4change e.V. NGO, is now a member of the Coalition of European Lobbies for Eastern African Pastoralism (CELEP). This is a vital step to promote our approach. For further information visit CELEB’s …

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Jul'17 has a new partner: PENHA

We are very happy to announce, that we have a new partner: PENHA. PENHA stands for Pastoral & Environmental Network in the Horn of Africa and fits perfectly to our efforts regarding the pastoralist’s culture. Please visit for more information …

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Our eBook about Conflict Management is ready for field testing

We are very happy that the eBook about Conflict Management is almost finished. It’s now ready for testing in the field. After that, there will be some last changes according to the input we gathered right on the location the …

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