Insights from the field: John Mutua on ‘grounded’ data

Insights from the field: John Mutua on ‘grounded’ data

In January and February 2024, Observatory PhD student John Mutua travelled to Meru County in Kenya as part of his research on quantifying livestock diets in Kenya. Here, he reflects on his visit. Images: Pasture and Napier grass form the main components of the diet...
Livestock as pathways to food secure and resilient ecosystems in the Horn of Africa

Livestock as pathways to food secure and resilient ecosystems in the Horn of Africa

The Horn of Africa comprises unique multi-functional landscapes with rich and abundant resources that can help meet development goals on human nutrition, food security and healthy ecosystems. Livestock – mainly cattle, sheep, goats and camels – support up to 94...
Introducing Jameel Observatory student – Abdishakur Diriye

Introducing Jameel Observatory student – Abdishakur Diriye

As part of its matchmaking approach that devises data-driven early action food security solutions for dry areas, the Jameel Observatory supports researchers looking for answers that pastoral communities can use to overcome climate changes. Observatory Students combine...