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Pastoral land is land used by pastoralists and shepherds for grazing livestock.

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5 August 2020
Global

CALL FOR INDIVIDUALS AND/OR ORGANISATIONS INTERESTED IN COORDINATING ILC’S GLOBAL WORK ON RANGELANDS AND MOBILITY

DEADLINE 15 AUGUST 2020

TERMS OF REFERENCE

We are launching this call to mainstream ILC’s commitment in support of pastoralists, mobility and security of rangelands for land conflict prevention and ecosystem restoration

WOLTS Champions Training in Tanzania
21 July 2020
Africa
Eastern Africa
Tanzania
Asia
Central Asia
Mongolia
Global

‘WOLTS Team Perspectives’ is a new series of blogs launched in February 2020 by the global WOLTS team. In this series, field team members share their views about the impacts of the project’s action-research on gender, land and mining among pastoralist communities in Tanzania and Mongolia.

Picture from official sources shows Chinese build up in Panong Tso, one of the areas of contention on the border. Photograph: Official source
3 July 2020
China
India

Namgyal Durbuk knows the steep mountainous terrain of Ladakh like the back of his hand. But in the 45 years he has lived here, along the Indian state’s volatile and poorly defined border with neighbouring China, he has watched Indian land disappear before his eyes.

Update LANDac events due to COVID-19 Pandemic
9 April 2020
Global

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to turn our world upside down, and our thoughts are with everybody directly or indirectly affected by the virus. To ensure the health and safety of all of us and those around us, LANDac has made the following decisions.

LANDac 10-year anniversary

International Grassland Congress
2 July 2019
Kenya
Global

Second Call for Panels, Papers and Posters Joint XXIV International Grassland Congress and XI International Rangeland Congress

Deadline: 

01/10/2019

11 April 2019
Global

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

22 September 2018
Global

Pastoralists manage land in way that keeps carbon in soil instead of releasing climate-changing emissions, experts say

TURIN, Italy - Nomadic herders across Africa can work in tandem with farmers and produce sustainable food without damaging the land or harming the planet, experts and pastoralists said on Saturday.

Gender, Land and Mining in Pastoralist Tanzania - WOLTS Research Report No.2
20 June 2018
Africa
Eastern Africa
Tanzania

"Gender, Land and Mining in Pastoralist Tanzania" is the product of rigorous field research over two years by WOLTS team members from Mokoro and HakiMadini. Significant stresses from mining, population growth and climate change, as well as disturbing levels of violence against women have been uncovered in this study of two traditional pastoralist communities in Tanzania.

7 May 2018
Mongolia

As climate-driven drought takes hold, Mongolia's nomads are retreating to the city - and facing choking pollution

ULAANBAATAR - With about 100 sheep and goats, Jugder Samdan makes just enough to scrape by as a nomadic herder in Mongolia, basking in the sun as he watches over his animals, but he worries about the future.

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With research, training and advocacy, we help build climate resilience, productivity and equity in the dryland areas of East Africa, Ethiopia, the Sahel and Sudan

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Mission & Vision: 

To promote the livelihoods of Indigenous pastoralists through preservation of their cultural values, utilization of locally available resources and informed participation with consent for their development. To have Indigenous pastoralist community attain sustainable development and have its culture recognized, respected and preserved

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We are a development charity that works with herders and farmers in Africa's drylands (the Sahel region).

The League for Pastoral Peoples was founded in 1992 to provide relief in an acute crisis experienced by Raika camel pastoralists in India. Its initial mandate was to support pastoral societies and other small-scale livestock keepers to pursue their own vision of development through research, technical support, advisory services and advocacy.

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