Plateforme des Connaissances Pastorales

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In Somali Region of southeastern Ethiopia, the ongoing drought – the most severe in half a century due to the effects of El Niño – has caused critical feed and water shortages, resulting in abnormal migrations and widespread livestock deaths....
15-03-2016
Focus on restoration of degraded drylands in East Africa
Thirty-five experts from Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Egypt, Fiji, Haiti, Kenya, Sudan and Uganda, as well as from the African Union Commission and from international organisations such as IGAD, NGARA, ICRAF, SPC and FAO gathered in Nairobi to work out detailed...
24-02-2016
Nouveau partenariat stratégique pour soutenir les communautés pastorales
La Coalition internationale pour l’accès à la terre (ILC) a rejoint cette semaine la Plateforme des Connaissances Pastorales dirigé par la FAO pour soutenir les communautés pastorales. L’ILC est une coalition de 207 organisations dans 64 pays. Elle favorise un...
22-02-2016
Why traditional herders in Ethiopia are confronting the worst consequences of extreme weather
Pastoralism — the act of tending to and caring for livestock — is a tradition that embodies resilience, strength and perseverance. The practice evolved more than 6,000 years ago in response to environmental and climate variability. Traditionally, pastoralists migrate to dry areas not fit for farming,...
20-02-2016
Cooperation agreement signed on the implementation of Action Against Desertification
In an agreement signed today, the African Union Commission (AUC) and the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have further strengthened their partnership in support of the Great Green Wall initiative, Africa’s flagship initiative to combat land degradation, desertification and...
05-02-2016