• Imagine the world in black and white…

    Imagine if all cows were black and white… if all the pigs were pink… if every sheep, and every chicken, were white… This booklet draws attention to the threat to local livestock breeds, and describes what the Local Livestock for … Continue reading

  • LPP annual reports online

    After some delay, the 2008 and 2009 annual reports of the League for Pastoral Peoples and Endogenous Livestock Development are now online. Click here to read them.

  • Internationale Tagung Tierhalterrechte und Biologische Vielfalt

    International conference on Livestock Keepers’ Rights and Biodiversity Lichtenberg Castle, Odenwald, 19 May 2010. On 19 May 2010, the League for Pastoral Peoples and Endogenous Livestock Development organized a conference on Livestock Keepers’ Rights and biodiversity in the historic Lichtenberg … Continue reading

  • Herders lobby German parliament

    A group of pastoralists has lobbied members of the German parliament to raise awareness of their role in maintaining biodiversity. The group, sponsored by the League for Pastoral Peoples and Endougenous Livestock Development, met members of the Committee for Food, … Continue reading

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  • New Agriculturist covers livestock issues

    The April 2010 issue of the online magazine New Agriculturist contains two items of interest to LPP supporters: New guidelines for livestock keepers’ rights: A news brief about the Local Livestock for Empowerment (LIFE) Newtork’s guidelines on supporting livelihoods and … Continue reading

  • Livestock Keepers’ Rights online discussion

    Livestock Keepers’ Rights: An important concept for food security? Online discussion on the FSN Forum and on the Community of Practice for Pro-poor Livestock Development, from 8 March 2010 Do we pursue global food security better by supporting smallholder farmers, … Continue reading

  • Leveraging the potential of livestock for dryland development

    Leveraging the potential of livestock for dryland development:: Why a paradigm shift is needed was the title of a presentation by LPP’s Ilse Köhler-Rollefson at an international conference on Nurturing Arid Zones for People and the Environment at the Central … Continue reading

  • Raika publish details of their breeds and indigenous knowledge

    Raika Samaj Panchayat. 2009. Raika biocultural protocol. Lokhit Pashu Palak Sansthan, Sadri, Rajasthan, India. This declaration by the Raika pastoralists of Rajasthan, India, details the livestock breeds they have developed, their traditional knowledge about their animals, and their lifestyle in … Continue reading

  • Consultations on camels and biocultural protocols

      LPP is co-organizing two meetings in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India, on 24 and 25 February 2010 to discuss the future of livestock keepers. National Consultation for Saving the Camel, 24 February Organized by Lokhit Pashu-Palak Sansthan and the Jaisalmer Camel … Continue reading