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A graduate Pastoral platform

This platform will help interior pastorals to have a permanent settlement and living the standard life

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What problem does the idea help to solve and how does your solution work? (2,000 characters maximum)

the idea of graduate pastoral platform will help the pastroralist societies to convert the large number of cattle they have to good houses,cars,business etc.that is to say living a standard life. most pastoral societies have a large number of cattles,of which they cant afford to handle them,hence move to other areas searching for grassing and water.hence land conflict,person disruption etc.

Geography of focus (500 characters)

shinyanga, morogoro and some part of monduli

Building Bridges: What bridge does your idea build between people on the move and neighbors towards a shared future of stability and promise? (500 characters)

a graduate pastoral platform will create -awareness -capacity building -sample of modern houses by provision of education/trainings and physical material and hence solve the issue of land conflicts,borders misunderstandings and hence permanent settlement and standard life

What human need is your idea solving for? (1,000 characters)

- land conflict, -community disruption -community borders -population growth -diseases especially communicable ones

What will be different within the community of focus as a result of implementing your idea? (1,000 characters)

creation of modern societies where people will live a standard life but with the few number of cattle's which they can handle

What is the inspiration behind your idea? (1,000 characters)

pastoral societies have an option of having permanent settlement and acquire the basic needs and become very rich by reducing the number of cattle they have by selling them but they still suffering from migration and poverty.

Describe the dynamics of the community in which the idea is to be implemented. (1,000 characters)

a traditional life to a modern life

How does your idea leverage and empower community strengths and assets to help create an environment for success? (1,000 characters)

pastoral community will use their cattle as resources to empower them economically socially and technologically.

What other partners or stakeholders will work alongside you in implementing the idea, if any? (1,000 characters)

ministry of livestock

What part of the displacement journey is your solution addressing

  • Arriving and settling at a destination community

Tell us how you'd describe the type of innovation you are proposing

  • Product: A new or enhanced physical product that creates value for end beneficiaries

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Hi Mariah, we're hoping to work with pastoralists as well by strengthening their mediation capacity. What country will you be working in? Ours will be in CAR and the DRC.