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Pastoralist Forum Ethiopia (PFE) is a Consortium of Ethiopian Residents and Foreign Charities and legally registered by the Charities and Societies Agency under the Ministry of Federal and Pastoralist Development Affairs (MoFPDA) with a Certificate number 1354. PFE was established in 1998 by a few NGOs working in pastoral areas and legally accredited in August 2003. In practical sense, PFE was established in response to the resolutions made by the Ethiopian Somali and the Oromo (Borana and Gudji) pastoralist elders during their breakthrough conference of 1996. At present, the Forum constitutes 28 charities of which 10 are foreign charities .
VISION, MISSION AND PHILOSOPHY
Vision: Seeing empowered pastoralist enjoying sustainable development.
Mission: The mission statement of PFE is to bring positive changes in the livelihoods of pastoralist through own and members’ capacity building, promoting commercialization and entrepreneurship, research and technology transfer, networking and partnership, good governance and climate change adaptation.
FOUNDING AND MEMBER ORGANIZATIONS
NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS
Nationally, PFE works with its 28 member organizations (national and international NGOs), our affliates (traditional institutions, pastoral councils), professional associations, national consortia working on various levels and academia and research institutions, and ChaSoA.
PFE works in partnership with the Parliamentary Pastoral Affairs Standing Committee (PASC) in the Federal Parliamentary, and Ministry of Federal and Pastoral Development Affairs (MoFPDA), and has established good working relationships with the regional governments and most of their offices.
Internationally, PFE is a focal organ of the CELEP in Eastern Africa, closely work with IGAD and many of the international NGOs.