5 November 2012, Rome – Women livestock keepers worldwide must be recognized as the major actors in efforts to arrest the decline of indigenous breeds, crucial for rural food security and animal genetics, a new FAO study argues. Yet women’s contribution to indigenous livestock breeding and conservation is poorly documented and undervalued, the study Invisible Guardians: … Continue reading FAO Press releases on AnGR
ACTIVITY REPORT OF WORLD CAMEL DAY June 22, 2012 (Fri) The World Camel Day (WCD) was celebrated by the Dept of Livestock Management with the collaboration of the Camel Association of Pakistan (CAP) on June 22, 2012 (Fri). This event was attended by a variety of people more than 300 including the University Faculty, students … Continue reading World Camel Day, Activity Report from University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF)
Livestock keeping is often portrayed as a pathway out of poverty, particularly for the landless poor. However, in recent years, concern has grown that standard approaches to poverty alleviation for livestock keepers are failing to produce the promised benefits, with producers facing increasing challenges from land grabbing, cheap imports and climate change. In response, the … Continue reading Smallscale livestock keeping – a sustainable future?
The report is self explainatory. The situation of other Nomadic societis is almost the same. Listen and download: Dr Caroline Upton talks on the issues facing Mongolian nomadic herdershttp://soundcloud.com/university-of-leicester/the-future-of-mongolian/s-aYEoy Geographers from the University of Leicester are involved in research on pastoralism, environment and livelihoods at a critical juncture in decision making over the future of … Continue reading The future of Mongolian nomadic lifestyle under debate! Same situation of other nomadic societies in the world