Colorado State University
University of Nairobi, Kenya Reto o Reto, Kenya; International Livestock Research Institute; National Center for Atmospheric Research; Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research Challenge Program on Climate Change; Agriculture, and Food Security (CGIAR CCAFS)
Robin Reid (Co-Principal Investigator); Jesse Njoka (Host Country Co-Principal Investigator); David K. ole Nkedianye (Host Country Co-Principal Investigator); Philip Thornton (Co-Principal Investigator)
The PTRF team is working with Maasai pastoralists to co-create strategies for sustaining livestock production based on an understanding of the most important climate and social changes affecting livestock management and the cultural, socioeconomic and physical impediments to climate change adaptation.
1. Understand the most important climate/social changes affecting livestock management, marketing, and condition 2. Understand pastoralist perceptions of climate change and how livestock management is adapting 3. Hold workshops to develop locally-appropriate solutions to increased climate variability