A critical moment for Africa’s Drylands: Building resilient Food Systems

A critical moment for Africa’s Drylands: Building resilient Food Systems

Jameel Observatory partner principals George Richards (Director of Community Jameel) and Appolinaire Djikeng (Director General of the International Livestock Research Institute) just published an op-ed in Farmers Review Africa calling for unified responses to...
Pastoralism and food systems in East Africa and the Arab world

Pastoralism and food systems in East Africa and the Arab world

A new ‘Community Jameel x Afikra COP28 podcast’ features the Observatory’s Guyo Malicha Roba in conversation with Rami Zurayk of the American University of Beirut and Nader Diab of Community Jameel. Recorded for COP28, the three explore how pastoralists contribute to...
Jameel climate resilience and early warning system announced

Jameel climate resilience and early warning system announced

This week, the Jameel Observatory Climate Resilience Early Warning System Network (Jameel Observatory-CREWSnet) is undertaking an innovation sprint at the 2023 summit of the Agriculture Innovation Mission for Climate (AIM4C). The aim is to enhance climate action by...
Delayed actions against drought and hunger cost lives

Delayed actions against drought and hunger cost lives

Ten years on from the 2012 Dangerous Delay report that examined the costs of late response to the 2011 drought in the Horn of Africa, millions of people in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia once again face hunger and famine. To save lives now, Oxfam, Save the Children and...