• Biocultural Community Protocol of Rajasthan’s Camel Breeders released

    Rajasthan’s camel breeding communities – representing various castes, incuding Raika, Rajput, Muslim, Bishnoi, Jat, and others – presented their Biocultural Community Protocol to H.H. Maharaja of Jodhpur and to two of Rajasthan’s ministers during the Marwar Camel Culture Festival on … Continue reading

  • BCP-Writeshop to develop BCP Guidelines

    From 4th-8th September international experts and practioners met in Sadri (Rajasthan/India) at LPPS campus to develop guidelines for BCPs by pastoralist communities. The writeshop was facilitated by Dr. Paul Mundy and attended by participants from India, Africa and Europe.

  • Marwar Camel Culture Festival, 3-5 November, 2017

    We are happy to be involved in the organization of the second edition of the Marwar Camel Culture Festival scheduled for 3-5 November at the campus of our partner organization Lokhit Pashu-Palak Sansthan (LPPS) in Sadri in Rajasthan. An exciting … Continue reading

  • Presentation: “Dromedary ecology and culture of the Raika people in India” 24th May, Vienna

    On 24th May Dr. Ilse Köhler-Rollefson will give a presentation about “Dromedary ecology and culture of the Raika people in India” at the University of Veterinary Medicine in Vienna. This talk will provide an overview of the biocultural aspects of … Continue reading

  • TEDxTalk: Dr. Ilse Köhler-Rollefson: „The nomads that nourish us“ – Now available!

    In her talk, Dr. Ilse speaks about Indian nomads and their animals.  She elaborates how this nomadic culture of India is proving to be a model for the rest of the world to follow. -> https://www.youtube.com/

  • Nari Shakti Award 2016 for Dr. Ilse Köhler-Rollefson

    We are pleased to announce that Dr. Ilse Köhler-Rollefson has been honoured with the Nari Shakti (Women Power) Award by the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, for her more than 25 years of engagement and research with the Raika … Continue reading

  • International Congress Global Peasants‘ Rights

    The members of the League for Pastoral Peoples and Endogenous Livestock Development Christiane Herweg, Bettina Bock and Sabine Poth participated in the international congress “Global Peasants Rights” in Schwäbisch Hall. Read more about the congress: http://www.hdb-stiftung.com/index.php/en/projects/congress

  • International Congress Global Peasants‘ Rights, March 7th – 10th, 2017

    The Foundation House of Farmers Schwaebisch Hall is organizing an international congress on the issue of “peasants’ rights” from 7-10 March 2017. The planned congress will bring activists from around the world together for three days to exchange the concerns, make … Continue reading

  • Presentations during Side-event CGRFA 16

    Ilse Köhler-Rollefson: “Access and Benefit-Sharing of Animal Genetic Resources: About the need to think out of the box“   Download presentation Toby Hodgkin, Stanley Zira, Taghi Farvar, Ghanimat Azhdari, Maede Salimi, Dunja Mijatovic “Landscapes for agrobiodiversity: Documenting the livestock perspective“   Download presentation Hartmut … Continue reading

  • Side-event on Pastoralism during CGRFA 16 on February 1st

    The League for Pastoral Peoples and Endogenous Livestock Development and the ABS Capacity Initiative will organize a Side-event on Access and Benefit-Sharing of animal genetic resources during the Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (CGRFA) 16 at FAO … Continue reading