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A pastoralist looks after grazing livestock, as a shepherd, goatherd, swineherd, or cowherd in a way of life which is essentially livestock husbandry.

Source: Multilingual Thesaurus on Land Tenure, FAO, 2003.

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Reports & Research
April 2024

Le Cirad et la plateforme pastorale du Tchad organisent une conférence internationale “Agriculture, Pastoralisme et Aires Protégées : tensions et solutions pour l’avenir des territoires ruraux en Afrique Centrale et au Sahel”. Cette dernière sur lieu les 2 et 3 octobre 2024 à N’Djamena.

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Visions and expectations of young people in the municipality of Solano Caquetá, Colombia
Reports & Research
October 2023

Solano is a municipality located in the department of Caquetá within the deforestation arc of the Colombian Amazon, the second largest municipality in area of the country. Solano can only be reached by river, although there are already several trails that allow to reach the municipal’s capital by car at certain times of the year.

Institutional & promotional materials
July 2023

The Global Programme 'Responsible Land Policy' (GPRLP) is part of the Special Initiative 'One World, No Hunger' of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), which aims to reduce extreme poverty and hunger.

Peer-reviewed publication
June 2023
Western Africa
Burkina Faso
Côte d'Ivoire

Ce numéro de « Regards sur le foncier » reprend une partie des communications présentées lors du séminaire régional sur la gestion foncière locale en Afrique de l’Ouest et à Madagascar, organisé en mars 2023 à Saint-Louis du Sénégal, à l’initiative du Comité technique « Foncier & développement » (CTFD).

Reports & Research
May 2023
Western Sahara
Western Africa
January 2023

This paper aligns current thinking on transboundary climate risk pathways with research on climate risk for pastoralists in African rangelands. Four pathways for transboundary transmission of climate risk were used as a framework for a narrative review of research literature on pastoralism and climate change. Selected cases were presented to highlight conclusions and recommendations.

January 2023

Pastoralist tenure systems are highly complex. Where customary institutions are functioning well, pastoralist women access and use resources as a member of a pastoralist group. Although policy and legislation call for more equity across societies, providing individual titles to women is not necessarily the answer.

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