Agriculture and Environment

Mr. Daher Elmi Houssein
Director Agriculture and Environment Division

Agriculture and Environment Division

The Agriculture and Environment Division (AED) was started in 1986 and has remained central to IGAD’s mandate, vision, and mission. The division is in charge of IGAD’s work on agriculture, environment protection, natural resource management, blue economy, and land governance. It leads the efforts of the Authority in building resilience and sustainable development.

The mandate of the division focused on the following intervention areas: agriculture and food security, natural resources management and renewable energy, environment protection, land governance, and blue economy.

Areas of Intervention

Natural Resources Management
Agriculture and Food Security
Sustainable Environment Protection

Latest News and Updates

Agriculture and EnvironmentIGAD Land Governance
September 25, 2022

High-Level Regional Conference on Land and Conflict in the East and Horn of Africa

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), The International Development Law Organization (IDLO), Supporting Pastoralism and Agriculture in Recurrent and Protracted Crises (SPARC) and…
Agriculture and EnvironmentIGAD Land Governance
September 7, 2022

Call for Papers – IGAD/IDLO High-Level Conference on Land and Conflict

Background The causes of instability in the Horn of Africa are multi-dimensional. Deficits in the rule of law combined with…
Agriculture and Environment
August 31, 2022

Towards Regional Seed Trade in the Horn of Africa Region

The Horn of Africa is distinct among Africa’s sub-regions in terms of its agriculture, with sorghum, millet, wheat, teff, and…