Main Livelihood Groups
Sources of Food and Income
• Five Pastoral Livelihoods (Hawd, Northern Inland Pastoral(NIP), West Golis, East Golis and Guban) - Primary sources of income of poor: sale of livestock & livestock products - Primary sources of food of Poor HH: purchase and own production - Primary livelihood asset of Poor HH: camel and sheep/goat
• Two Agropastoral Livelihoods (Togdheer and Northwest Agro-pastoral) - Togdheer Agropastoral: are more pastoral, however there is an increasing dependency on crop and fodder production. Main sources of income: sale of livestock, livestock products, fodder and self-employment. Main source of food: Food purchase and own production - Northwest Agropastoral (W/Galbeed and Awdal): are more agriculturists than pastoralists. Main sources of income: sale of livestock, crops, livestock products and labour; Main sources of food: own crop production and purchase.