Plateforme des Connaissances Pastorales

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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
Over 20 pastoralist organizations from eight countries in Eastern and Southern Africa team up
Pastoralists across Eastern and Southern Africa face a long list of threats: conflicts and violence, blocked migration routes, the expansion of farming into the best grazing areas, a lack of services such as schools and health care. Now the region’s...
23-01-2016
New document captures, evaluates and shares knowledge gained in dryland restoration initiatives
Over forty percent of the world’s land cover consists of drylands, home to around two billion people. Between 10-20% are estimated to be degraded. In an effort to promote drylands restoration, FAO and partners have drawn up the Global guidelines for...
20-01-2016