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Kenya pastoralist .©FAO/Giulio Napolitano

Platform for pastoralists aims to give a voice to millions

New initiative aims to bring pastoral concerns into global policy dialogue

Millions of pastoralists will benefit from a new online knowledge hub that will help them raise their voices in international policy debates and share valuable information to strengthen their agricultural livelihoods. The Pastoralist Knowledge Hub – launched today by FAO, the European Union, Germany and other partners – will enable mobile livestock keepers to connect, to meet and discuss issues like agricultural innovations or land regulations and find shared solutions to common challenges. [...]

 

Sub-Saharan Africa adopts the Pretoria Declaration on Animal Identification and Recording Systems for Traceability and Livestock Development


©FAOLivestock identification and recording vital for food security and safety, genetic improvement and better flock management. Sub-Saharan African countries have adopted a declaration on animal identification and recording, a move that is expected to improve food security, livestock genetics and better flock management as well as manage animal health and disease control [...]


 

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  • eggs infographic ©FAO
    Egg facts. One large egg (50gr) provides the daily requirements of 27% selenium, 25% vitamin B12, 23% choline, 15% riboflavin, 13% protein, 11% phosphorus, 9% vitamin D... [read more]