This briefing paper was authored by Philemon O. Ngasike-A PhD student in Dryland Resource Management in LARMAT, It summarizes key findings produced during a stakeholder workshop entitled ‘Devolution and its Impacts on Livestock Trade in Northern Kenya’ held in Nairobi on 29 October 2019. County, national and international policymakers and practitioners attended the workshop. It was organized by GOVSEA (Governing Economic Hubs and Flows in Somali East Africa), a collaborative research project involving the African Drylands Institute for Sustainability at the University of Nairobi, the Forum for Social Studies, Roskilde University and the Danish Institute for International Studies. Danida under the Danish Consultative Research Committee provided funding for Development Research (FFU). To access the policy paper visit or download here.