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Representatives from ten countries identify development priorities
Pastoralists from a swathe of countries from Mauritania to Iran have identified a set of common priorities to support pastoral development in their region. Representatives of herding groups from Algeria, Egypt, Iran, Jordan, Mauritania, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Tunisia and...
17-01-2016
Central Asian pastoralists want a say in decisions that affect them
Thirty-five pastoralist representatives in Central Asia have formed a network to voice the concerns of the region’s pastoralists to governments and development organizations. The organizations, from India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, founded the Central Asian Network of...
30-07-2015
European pastoralists' organizations sign declaration urging governments to recognize the special nature of pastoralism
More than 50 pastoralists from 17 European countries met in Koblenz, Germany, to promote the recognition of pastoralism in Europe. The assembly was jointly organized by the European Shepherds Network and the German shepherds’ association, Bundesverband Berufsschäfer e.V. The assembly was...
29-06-2015
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.
27-04-2015
Nineteen organisations team up to advocate pastoralism
Thirty-five pastoralists representing 19 organizations from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka founded the South Asia Pastoralist Alliance to engage with governments and advocate pastoralism. The meeting from 9-11 March 2015 in Gopnaad, Gujarat in India was organized by the...
12-03-2015
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