Livestock diversity: Keepers’ rights, shared benefits and pro-poor policies

Documentation of a workshop with NGOs, herders, scientists, and FAO. Organised by the League for Pastoral Peoples and German NGO Forum on Environment and Development, in cooperation with CENESTA/CEESP

  1. It is time to initiate a treaty on livestock genetic resources
  2. Formal legal recognition of pastoralists’ and livestock keepers’ rights is due
  3. Pastoralist livelihoods in marginal areas need to be protected and improved
  4. An international convention is needed
  5. Differences and similarities between plant and animal genetic resources for food and agriculture
  6. Definition matters
  • Title: Livestock diversity: Keepers' rights, shared benefits and pro-poor policies
  • Author: League for Pastoral Peoples and German NGO Forum on Environment and Development / German NGO Forum on Environment and Development / 2002
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