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Farmer Nima Elmassad noticed the weather changing around seven years ago. In Sudan’s southern White Nile State, the rains began coming later and falling inconsistently. During the long, harsh dry season, her children had to travel three hours per day...

As part of the implementation and adaptation of the Voluntary Guidelines on "Improving the Governance of Pastoral Lands" to the field, FAO has developed a partnership with the Réseau des Organisations Pastorales du Niger (ROPEN) with the aim of using...
“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.”