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Pastoralist communities are facing huge losses of livestock
Supporting herders to get back on their feet and preventing further livestock losses and suffering are crucial in drought-hit Ethiopia where hunger has been on the rise this year, warned today the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations...

10 July 2017, Addis Ababa - The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has proposed a focused and collaborative livestock strategy for the 2018-2022 period, to enhance livestock production and food security in the Eastern Africa sub-region of the Continent. The...

Millions of pastoralists worldwide provide food and important environmental benefits, yet they have little say in policies that affect them. In this video, experts and pastoral representatives discuss the importance of pastoralism and the role of the Pastoralist Knowledge Hub...
12 million animals treated so far against livestock diseases and illness
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is pushing forward with a massive campaign that has so far treated more than 12 million animals in less than three months, protecting the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of...
Pastoralism is practised throughout Eastern Africa, but few policies are in their favor
Millions of pastoralists herd livestock in Africa’s drylands; yet they have little say in policies that affect them. The newly formed Eastern and Southern Africa Pastoralist Network (ESAPN) aims to advocate for better policies that support the lifestyle of mobile...
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