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The Sahel remains affected by conflict, food insecurity, malnutrition, population displacement, natural disasters and epidemics and unless we address these crises from their roots, millions of people will continue requiring urgent assistance each year, FAO Director-General José Graziano Da...
New resolution to protect and restore rangelands
A new resolution on rangelands and pastoralism was adopted in March 2019. For the first time it calls for the restoration of rangelands on a par with the restoration of other ecosystems, such as forests.
Convergences to strengthen local resilience in West Africa
In Africa, pastoral communities have a deep knowledge of their environment. Their observational capacity and the taxonomies within their languages allow them to monitor changes in biodiversity and climate, and predict weather over different time scales. Due to reliance on...

Mao, Tchad– la FAO et le PAM ont lancé le projet intitulé « Prévenir les conflits intercommunautaires et contribuer à la consolidation de la paix à travers le développement d'un pastoralisme résilient dans la zone transfrontalière de Diffa et du...

Pastoralism, raising animals through some form of mobile and open-space grazing, is practiced by millions of people globally. It has roots in every part of the world and goes back thousands of years to the beginning of agriculture. While pastoral societies...