Pastoralist Knowledge Hub


“Before... It was paradise here,” Mama Abdoulaye
The Pastoralist Knowledge Hub (PKH) is an initiative that seeks to bring pastoral voices to the global agenda. This new section, 'Pastoralist Conversations', contains informative pieces of dialogue with pastoralists from different regions. The aim is to highlight the specificity...
FAO is supporting herders and building the resilience of rural families
A trip to the local market can be a bewildering experience for Zulaikha, a 48-year-old, widowed smallholder livestock farmer in northern Afghanistan’s Samangan province. Even the cost of the everyday items she needs for her family of six seems beyond...

Zeinabou Mint Smail “It is now clear for all that it is a right for women to participate in the sector and that the revenues they generate help reduce poverty within families, households and communities.” 
A training workshop for conducting the survey in Mauritania
Following the same approach as in Argentina, Chad, Mongolia, Mali and Burkina Faso, the FAO Pastoralist Knowledge Hub (PKH) is launching a survey on the economy of pastoral households in Mauritania. Funded by the Spanish Cooperation, the project aims to...

Sunday, May 29 2022, in Molise, the flock of the livestock farm, "La Pecorella Nera", of Daniele Berlingieri and Maria Pisano, left at 4 am from Macchiagodena, in the direction of the pastures of Roccamandolfi about 16 km on the...