牧民知识中心

新闻


Pastoralist communities have always practiced nomadism as a strategic adaption to variable conditions and have developed ways of living and methods of farming that safeguard the land and its resources. In Sahel countries, livestock farming accounts for around 40% of agricultural GDP and...
26-06-2019
FAO and partners urge more collaborations in building resilient agriculture and food systems in Africa
Africa’s steady growth in the area of food and nutrition security is gradually eroding due to the recurrent shocks and threats emanating from the impact of climate change. The prevalence of undernourishment continues to rise and now affects over 20 percent...
24-06-2019

“Recent inter-communal tensions in eastern Chad opposing nomadic herders and sedentary farmers, as well as the attacks against villages in the Central African Republic…remind us of the urgency of addressing the issue of pastoralism and transhumance”, said François Louncény Fall,...
04-06-2019

“We have agreed together to hold anyone that will cause conflict between us accountable, like thieves of goats and cattle,” said Oburak Alex, the landlord of Bur who oversees all traditional rituals and land ownership disputes in the area. The Bur...
31-05-2019

The Sahel remains affected by conflict, food insecurity, malnutrition, population displacement, natural disasters and epidemics and unless we address these crises from their roots, millions of people will continue requiring urgent assistance each year, FAO Director-General José Graziano Da...
25-04-2019