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Enhancing incomes and resilience of pastoralists in Ethiopia through vertically integrated livestock supply chains.

Learning brief

Published by
Mercy Corps

This learning brief describes describes how the Mercy Corps-led RIPA-North programme used a Market Systems Resilience (MSR) approach to improving the livelihoods and resilience of pastoralists in Ethiopia.

It focuses on restructuring livestock supply chains through market systems resilience (MSR) strategies, emphasising vertical integration and trust-based relationships.

The brief highlights the programme's success in increasing livestock sales, especially benefiting female pastoralists and agro-pastoralists.

It is useful for providing practical insights and evidence of successful interventions in the pastoralist context, offering a model that can be replicated in similar settings to enhance economic resilience.