Centro de conocimiento pastoril


Highlights from a FAO facilitated parallel session at the Prince Mahidol Award Conference 2018
According to the World Organization for Animal Health, nearly 75% of all infectious diseases are zoonotic, that is, spread between animals and humans. Pastoralists fully depend on their animals for their livelihood and income and are at the forefront of the...
FAO facilitated knowledge-sharing workshop on pastoral land tenure reveals similar challenges across eastern and southern Africa
Pastoralism is the dominant livelihood in the arid and semi-arid lands of eastern and southern Africa, contributing significantly not only to national GDPs, but also to food security and environmental restoration in the region. Yet, pastoralists face several challenges, especially...
New FAO project supports community-driven data collection to advocate pro-pastoralist policies
Basic information is lacking about pastoralist systems across the world. Data on pastoral household composition or livelihood practices are missing or not readily available. This is especially true for nomadic and transhumant pastoralists, who are hardly accounted for by official...
Belgium and FAO join efforts to safeguard the livelihoods of crisis-hit agricultural communities in Cameroon and Chad
19 October 2017, Dakar – In the Lake Chad Basin, the security crisis exacerbates the challenges faced by vulnerable farmers and herders, already affected by climate hazards over the past decade...
Puntos principales tratados en el evento paralelo en el marco del CSA44
Las mujeres desempeñan un papel crucial en las sociedades pastoriles, no sólo como productoras, generadoras de ingresos y pastoras, sino también como organizadoras sociales y portadoras clave del conocimiento local. Son fundamentales para el mantenimiento de la vida y la...