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TI-Uwajibikaji_Journal-5-1 Uwajibikaji Pamoja - Giving voice to enhance accountability in Kenya’s ASALs With so many humanitarian agencies operating in the ASALs of Kenya, recipients of aid often struggle to raise corruption complaints effectively. This article introduces Transparency International Kenya’s recently launched county-level Integrated Complaints Referral System, which will ensure complaints are both heard and acted upon. The article builds on a previous article in 2012 in REGLAP’s 3rd Journal on the Humanitarian Aid Integrity Programme. Governance Seris, N. TI December 2014 Horn of Africa

Social-protection_Journal-5-1 Optimising the potential of social protection in the drylands This article looks at the spread of social protection programming in pastoral areas of the Horn of Africa, and details some of the challenges in tailoring social protection to the specific social and livelihood conditions present in the drylands. On-going challenges include the difficulties in targeting assistance to those in greatest need and the need for more government policies on social protection. Drought cycle management Lind, J. IDS December 2014 Horn of Africa

Resilience-measurement-in-Journal-5-1 Measuring resilience with governments taking the lead It is essential for governments and agencies to be able to measure resilience effectively so they can recognize how and when resilience has (or has not) been built as a result of specific policies or programming. Measurement is also necessary for assessing progress towards achieving resilience - either over time, or between target groups or populations. This article looks at some of the issues and challenges involved. Resilience general Fitzgibbon, C. Independent December 2014 Horn of Africa

PRM-in-Ethiopia_Journal-5_Fiona-1 Implementation of Participatory Rangeland Management (PRM) in Ethiopia The first REGLAP journal (June 2011) looked at Save the Children’s work with participatory natural resource mapping in the Somali Region of Ethiopia. This article looks at recent progress being made with two pilots on PRM in Oromiya Region, drawing out the differences and lessons learnt, and suggests other countries in the HoA might undertake their own pilots and mainstream the approach. Natural resource management Flintan,F. ILRI December 2014 Ethiopia

Peacebuilding-in-Uganda_Journal-5-1 Creating successful peace committees in Karamoja, Uganda The Karamoja region has a long history of conflict. KAPDA is a small NGO that is now making steady progress in promoting peace and reconciliation by establishing highly participatory peace structures amongst both traditional authorities and at the local sub-county level. Conflict and peace building Ngelamoe, J. & Lopeyok, C KAPDA December 2014 Uganda

Pastoralism-displacement_Journal-5-1 How do pastoralists become displaced in relation to droughts— and what can be done to prevent it? Given that pastoralism is an inherently mobile livelihood, many have questioned whether pastoralists can become displaced in relation to droughts. The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) and the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Internally Displaced Persons have concluded, after months of legal research and after having consulted with pastoralist communities, that pastoralists can indeed become displaced. This article reveals how. Pastoralism general Ginetti, J. and Franc, T. IDMC December 2014 Horn of Africa

NDMA-article-in-Journal-5-1 Doing things differently to end drought emergencies in Kenya This article illustrates the new policy shift in responding to drought issues in the Horn of Africa. It argues that rather than reacting to the effects of droughts as they arise, it now seeks to reduce vulnerability and risk through sustainable development in drought-prone areas. Drought cycle management Birch, I. NDMA December 2014 Kenya

LAPSSET_Journal-5-1 Capturing benefits whilst safeguarding livelihoods: The debate over LAPSSET The LAPSSET project will have a huge impact on the pastoralist communities of northern Kenya. This article introduces some of the challenges ahead and the likely support needed. Resilience general Letai, J. & Tiampati, M. PPRART & PDNK December 2014 Kenya

IUCN-Uganda-PRM_Journal-5-1 Integrated Water Resources Management as a tool for building drought resilience: Lessons from the IUCN/ACF project in Karamoja This article provides an overview of a project in Karamoja, Uganda, that has encouraged environmental conservation through the adoption of improved agro-pastoral practices that sustainably utilize natural resources, and improved governance through the activation of local leadership. Natural resource management Bagyenda, R & Omoding, J IUCN December 2014 Uganda

ECHO-DRR-strategy_Journal-5-1 The renewed DRR strategy of ECHO in the Horn of Africa This article looks at the role of ECHO and how it proposes to change its approach to Disaster Risk Reduction. Resilience general Montembault, S. ECHO December 2014 Kenya