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Technical Great Green Wall Workshop on restoration held in Nigeria
During a workshop organized by FAO and the National Agency of the Great Green Wall of Nigeria from 19 to 21 January detailed plans were drawn for large-scale restoration efforts in West Africa.
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...
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...
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...
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.