Plateforme des Connaissances Pastorales

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Strengthening the capacity of pastoralist associations to collect and manage their own data
Pastoralists make the most of resources distributed unevenly over space and time to provide a range of goods and services. Operating in a shock-prone environment, pastoralists deploy endogenous strategies such as mobility, diversification in agriculture or in non-agricultural activities, management...
14-06-2021

● 54 per cent of the world’s terrestrial surface consists of rangelands, but just 10 per cent of national climate plans (as part of the Paris Climate Agreement) include references to rangelands. ● New rangelands atlas can guide climate and biodiversity...
26-05-2021
You might not expect it, but over 25 percent of the world’s forests are in drylands!
When you think of drylands, do you think of miles of empty, barren desert? Well, think again! Drylands are actually a unique type of ecosystem characterised by water scarcity and low precipitation. Plants and animals here survive on little water, adapted...
18-03-2021

Within Maasai pastoralist communities, milk provides a rich source of nutrients and income, especially for women, and plays a central role in cultural and religious ceremonies. Having milk means having livestock, and having livestock means the continuation of the Maasai...
24-02-2021
Women livestock keepers develop their skills and a greater sense of community
The area of Bamyan in central Afghanistan is located right in the middle of what was known as the Silk Road and used to be a strategic resting point for travellers and merchants. It was meeting point of cultures and...
23-02-2021
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