• Feedlot

    Rolling Out Feedlot Establishment and Management Training for NEALCO Members

    Background South Sudan national North Eastern Livestock Council (NEALCO) chapter was established in March 2017 with the main objective of initiating a national drive to recruit national livestock associations as its members. It was also to promote, coordinate, share information and advocate for enhanced trade in livestock and livestock products within North and Eastern Africa […]

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  • Capacity

    Institutional Support to Strengthen South Sudan NEALCO Chapter to Deliver its Functions

    Background The North Eastern Africa Livestock Council (NEALCO), South Sudan national chapter was established in March 2017 with the main objective of initiating national drive to recruit national livestock associations as its members. It has the mandate to promote, coordinate, share information and advocate for enhanced trade in livestock and livestock products within North and […]

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  • Mapping

    Validation Meeting on Mapping Assessment Along Ethiopia-South Sudan Border

    Background The resilience of pastoral and agro-pastoral livelihoods has been eroding due to a number of factors; climate change, livestock diseases, recurrent conflicts, tenuous access to natural resources, among others. The threats to livelihoods transcend borders, and governments are increasingly looking to finding joint strategies and solutions to tackle some of these shared challenges.   Holistic […]

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  • Fake Drugs

    Validation & Awareness Creation on Assessment Findings of Illegal Drugs Use at Cross-Border Areas of South Sudan with Sudan and Uganda

    Introduction Treatment of animals with different forms of veterinary drugs has always been the major approach to prevention and control of various animal diseases and parasites in livestock farming worldwide, and the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) region.  Access to effective veterinary treatment is therefore essential for many people’s livelihoods.  However, illegal veterinary drugs which […]

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  • Trade

    Karamoja Cluster Cross-border Livestock Traders Meeting

    Background Cross-border trade in livestock and livestock products between South Sudan and neighbouring countries is both formal and informal. Informal trade is dominant in the cluster due to the porous borders and lack of awareness among the livestock traders of formal cross-border trade. Majority of traders evade taxation yet under the East African Community Customs […]

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  • Migration

    Cross-border Pastoralist Migration Workshop/Platform in Karamoja Cluster

    Background In Karamoja cluster (Kapoeta-Turkana, Torit-Karamoja-Uganda), one of the limiting factors is frequent drought that subjects pastoralists to migration in search of pasture and water for their livestock. They often leave only milking herds and young ones, especially cattle and camels, at homes to continue feeding their families. The frequent movement is sometimes uncoordinated and […]

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  • Vaccs

    Bilateral Meeting between South Sudan and Sudan to Strengthen Governance Structure and Facilitate Harmonized Cross Border Vaccination

    Background IGAD/ICPALD organized regional cross border meetings for regional and ecosystem harmonization and coordination of veterinary activities between bordering Member States out of South Sudan- Sudan bilateral MoU was signed by Ministers responsible for animal health in February, 2020 to strengthen cross-border coordination and cooperation in animal health and sanitary issues. The meeting further endorsed […]

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  • Plant

    IGAD Capacity Development Workshop

    Introduction The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) is one of the Africa Union’s Regional Economic Communities (RECs) that brings together eight Member States in the Horn of Africa. IGAD’s interventions are informed by its thematic priority areas of focus including; agriculture, livestock and fisheries management; natural resource and environment protection, social development, regional economic cooperation […]

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  • MoU Pic

    Rapid Information Sharing and Awareness Raising Workshop

    Introduction The EUTF-IGAD Support for Effective Cooperation and Coordination of Cross-border Initiative (SECCCI) Project is a 3-year initiative funded by the European Union (EU) and jointly implemented by UNDP, UNEP in collaboration and partnership with IGAD specialized institutions and other different partners in three clusters of South Omo-Turkana, Marsabit-Moyale and Mandera. In contributing towards addressing […]

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  • AfCFTA Optimize

    Regional Virtual Meeting on Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement to Help Member States Optimize Benefits from Livestock Products

    IGAD Centre for Pastoral Areas and Livestock Development (ICPALD) in collaboration with AU-IBAR and ARSO organized a regional meeting, on 18th November 2020, to assess preparedness of IGAD countries and identify key technical issues that require the attention of higher policy bodies in order for the countries to optimally benefit from the AfCFTA initiatives. The […]

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