Plateforme des Connaissances Pastorales

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12 million animals vaccinated and regional cooperation on disease control increased
“My sheep and goats are my only source of income for my family. We consume their milk and meat and sell what’s left in the market to buy essential household and school items,” says Agha Ma, a female pastoralist in...
30-08-2019

Khatmah thought the hima was lost forever. Decades ago the water in this dry rangeland surrounding her village in north-west Jordan had started to disappear, and it had become little more than a wasteland. “I thought it was pointless trying to...
30-08-2019

The Constitution of Kenya (2010) and the County Government Act requires that every county must develop geo-reference information in  planning which includes geographic information system (GIS) based County Spatial Plans and that the five-year County Integrated Development Plans (CIDP). It...
28-08-2019

Live animal movement is a major cause of the introduction or dissemination of livestock and wildlife infectious diseases, whether through local and international trade-related transportation or through traditional herd movement. Understanding animal movement can greatly assist veterinary services in controlling...
21-08-2019
Raising awareness for greater understanding of links between conflict, peace and food security
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) held a workshop on “The Peacebuilding Fund – FAO engagement and opportunities” in Nairobi, Kenya on 29-31 July, 2019. Organized by FAO’s Emergency and Resilience Division and the Agricultural Development...
20-08-2019