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More family time and a higher income: Climate-smart livestock management shakes things up
Surrounded by orange, lemon and mango trees, we find Rebeca, Fedora, Natalia, Campana and Gertrude. They are five of the 21 cows that Marlene Vacusoy and her husband, Cornelio León, own, but managing cattle is relatively new for this Ecuadorian...
La mejora de la gobernanza de la tierra podría ser una solución para los desafíos a los que se enfrentan los pastores
Desplazarse entre regiones y países es fundamental para los medios de vida de los pastores nómadas. Sin embargo, desde que entraron en vigor las restricciones relacionadas con la pandemia de la COVID-19 esto ha sido imposible, lo que ha afectado...
FAO campaign vaccinates 14.5 million goats and treats another 3.5 million animals to safeguard the country’s main economic activity
In late January, while FAO was launching its annual livestock vaccination and treatment campaign with various government institutions across Somalia, nobody could imagine the rollercoaster of a year that 2020 would become. COVID-19, floods and insecurity were unknowingly set to complicate the implementation of this animal...
Through radio or in classrooms, cattle camp schools ensure education, and greater food security and peace
In South Sudan, livestock means life. As South Sudanese herders put it: here, cattle can chase away hunger. Over 65 percent of the population relies on livestock for their survival. Children grow up on milk. Families survive on meat, milk and...
The collaboration established under the “Pastoralist-Driven Data Management Systems” project
Pastoralist organizations have the full potential to manage complex information systems. This has incredible consequences on the impact they may have on decision-making. By collecting and managing data by themselves, they can contribute to better targeted and pastoralist-friendly policies as...