The project research teams and consortium members would like to acknowledge that the research leading
to (This Report) was carried out under the CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems in
the Nile and East Africa Region with support from CGIAR Fund Donors. All the research activities under this project
Somalia, one of the world's poorest countries, has livestock as the mainstay of the economy, with an estimated 65% of the population engaged in the livestock sector.