• Inauguration of the Kumbhalgarh Camel Dairy

    On 24th of February, 2019, the Kumbhalgarh Camel Dairy, Rajasthan’s first dedicated camel dairy was officially inaugurated in a festive function. The state-of-the-art facility, located on the campus of the NGO Lokhit Pashu-Palak Sansthan near Ranakpur-Sadri in Pali district is … Continue reading

  • Biocultural Community Protocols (BCPs)

    (Biocultural) Community Protocols are documents produced by local communities about the biological diversity they create and conserve. They are an important means for local people to claim their rights under national and international law, especially though the Nagoya Protocol to … Continue reading

  • Raika Camel Milk in the Slow Food Ark of Taste

    We have great news to announce at the inauguration of the Kumbhalgarh Camel Dairy: Raika Camel Milk has been accepted in the Slow Food Ark of Taste! This is an important step for saving the Raika  Camels and the livelihood … Continue reading

  • UN passed Peasant’s Rights declaration

    On 17 th December 2018, the 73 Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 73) in New York adopted the UN Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in Rural Areas. Now the declaration is an … Continue reading

  • Successful Side Event at COP 14

    On 26th November 2018 Natural Justice, The League for Pastoral Peoples and the ABS Initiative organized a successful Side event during COP 14 in Sharm El-Sheick, Egypt. Community Protocols – Lessons Learned for ABS and Launching of the Biocultural Community Protocol … Continue reading

  • DW video: Preserving Rajasthan’s camel herds

    Recent DW video about the current situation of Raika pastoralists in Rajasthan and how the support of LPP is trying to create a perspective for the camel herders. Link: https://www.dw.com/

  • Community Protocols – Guidance and Lessons, 26.11.18

    Side Event during COP-14 in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt on Monday, 26nd November 2018, at 13:15   Community Protocols – Lessons learned for ABS and launching of the BCP Guidelines Hosts: Natural Justice, The League for Pastoral Peoples and the ABS … Continue reading

  • Community Protocols-Guidelines – finalized and online available

    Community protocols for pastoralists and livestock keepers   Claiming rights under the Convention on Biological Diversity A community protocol is a document, produced by a local community, about the biological diversity it creates and conserves. Community protocols are an important … Continue reading

  • ‘Cross of the Order of Merit’ on Dr. Köhler-Rollefson

    The German Ambassador to India, Dr. Martin Ney, conferred the prestigious German ‘Cross of the Order of Merit’, on Dr. Ilse Köhler-Rollefson at the German Embassy on 16th May. Before the ceremony a Science Talk on ‘Pastoralism: A Blueprint for Ecological … Continue reading

  • Camel milk dairy – ready to start!

    The microdiary project the Kumbhalgarh Camel Dairy, was set up in 2015. It is using milk from areas where the camels graze on plants traditionally recognized as having medicinal properties. The milk is collected daily from registered and monitored herds; … Continue reading