An empowered, secure, dignified and resilient community
To promote peaceful coexistence and socio-economic empowerment of pastoralists towards sustainable livelihoods.
- Justice And Respect For Human Dignity
- Gender Equity
- Community Centered
Who We Are
Agency for Cross Border Pastoralists Development (APaD) transitioned in September 2019 to an Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) after operating as a Community Based Organization (CBO) since its formation and registration in 2002. with its headquarters in Lodwar, Turkana County. It implements programs in Turkana and West Pokot Counties and across the Ethiopian, Ugandan and South Sudan borders.
It focuses on the economic, environmental, education, climate change adaptation and social issues impacting the pastoralist communities of Turkana County, West Pokot County, and the cross-border regions of Ethiopia, South Sudan and North Eastern Uganda.
PROMOTE PEACE BUILDING AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION
Conflict is one of the most pressing issues affecting populations throughout northern Kenya. It is primarily resource-based, stemming from environmental degradation
SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOODS DEVELOPMENT AND WELFARE
In recent decades, however, as prolonged drought and climate change have impacted environmental resources, pastoralism alone has not been enough to sustain families
RESEARCH, ADVOCACY AND POLICY INFLUENCE
Facilitated communities in development of six (6) Disaster Risk Reduction Plans prepared and handed over to the county government for integration into the County.
DISASTER RISK REDUCTION (DRR) & CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION (CCA)
When disasters strike, both animals and humans are affected. This is a priority focus area for APaD as it helps design a systematic approach to identifying, assessing and reducing the risks of disaster.
WATER, SANITATION AND HYGIENE (WASH)
Everyone has a right to clean, safe and adequate water to drink or for other domestic purposes. Turkana County, like most of the Counties in the Arid and Semi-Arid Areas of Kenya
EMERGENCY INTERVENTION AND HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE
Everyone needs to assess and manage the risks of COVID-19, and in particular organizations should consider the risks to their staffs and visitors. As APaD, we have legal responsibility.
APaD has a clear governance structure and efficient financial systems.
The organization has a chart of accounts and systems to support finance functions.
APaD: Local NGO with community ties, partnering for sustainable development.
Collaborating with local authorities for cross-border community engagement.
CHIEF’S AND LCIII’S FORUM CROSS-BORDER MEETING AIMED AT CURBING DONKEY THEFT AND SMUGGLING IN MOROTO UGANDA
In a bid to address the growing concerns surrounding the welfare of donkeys and the illegal activities associated with them, a cross-border meeting was recently
A transformative initiative unfolded, embracing the welfare of both farmers and their invaluable donkey companions. This comprehensive session encompassed donkey welfare, optimal fodder farming techniques,