Mitigating Pastoralists’ Risk: Livestock Trade in the Horn of Africa

MercyCorps became a catalyst for transformation in the livestock market system, increasing resilience for hundreds of thousands of the most vulnerable people in one of the most shock exposed places in the world: the Horn of Africa. The project helped livestock owners manage their assets and livelihood risks while simultaneously increasing their household-level productivity and wealth. The project aimed to benefit 50,000 vulnerable households. Click here to download the solution statement.

Facts about the Challenge project


Horn of Africa






Team lead

Tate Munro, Mercy Corps, US, Europe

Lead organization

Mercy Corps

Tango International

Local partners


Medina Chemicals

Kalif import and Export PLC

International partners

TANGO International

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