Pastoralists are able to survive in some of the most arid lands of Africa. However their way of life is under threat. The increasing frequency of drought, coupled with rapid population growth and inadequate government and humanitarian policies have combined to limit de most essential coping strategy of pastoralists – mobility.
These pictures were commissioned by the NGO Vétérinaires Sans Frontières Suisse, who are working with the pastoralists to enable them to develop long term, sustainable coping strategies. For more information visit : www.vsf-suisse.ch
Two videos made about the subject are in the earlier post: martinandmartin.eu/blog