• Farm animal genetic resources

    Safeguarding national assets for food security and trade by Ilse Köhler-Rollefson GTZ, FAO, CTA, 2004 Summary of four workshops on livestock genetic resources held in Mozambique, Angola, Zambia and Swaziland. Download 1163 kb, 54 pages

  • Sheep pastoralism in Rajasthan: Still a viable livelihood option?

    Workshop hosted by Rajasthan Chervaha Vikas Sangatan (Rajasthan Pastoralist Development Association) and Lokhit Pashu-Palak Sansthan 31 January – 1 February 2005, Sadri, District Pali, Rajasthan Sheep pastoralism has always been an important and typical livelihood strategy in western Rajasthan, practised … Continue reading

  • 15 November is Pastoralists Day

    Organizations working with livestock herders have chosen 15 November 2005 as Pastoralists Day. Repression and extortion by the Forest Department is forcing pastoralists in India to abandon their traditional livelihood. In Rajasthan, department officials have prohibted herders from grazing their … Continue reading

  • Herd movements

    The exchange of livestock breeds and genes between North and South by Evelyn Mathias and Paul Mundy, 2005 An analysis of the flows of livestock breeds and genes between Germany and the developing world. Download 549 kb, 89 pages

  • People and Livestock newsletter

    Issue 3, July 2005, focuses on people-centred livestock development. Read online or download 284 kb, 7 pages

  • Informationen auf Deutsch

    Die folgende Materialien von der Liga für Hirtenvölker und nachhaltige Viehwirtschaft sind in deutscher Sprache erhältlich: Tierhalterrechte: Nutztierrassen erhalten, ländliche Existenzen bewahren Herunterladen 276 kb, 20 Seiten.     Engagement für Autonomie und Identität Informationen über die Arbeit der Liga … Continue reading

  • Radio in Munich covers camels

    Asia’s camels are being pushed out by inappropriate land use policies, says LPP specialist Evelyn Mathias. Radio Lora in Munich broadcast an interview in German with Dr Mathias on 22 June 2005. Click here for more (in German!)

  • Asian camels in decline

    Over the last 10 years, the number of camels in Asia has fallen by one-fifth – mainly because their traditional pasturelands have been lost. Camels are vital for the livelihoods of millions of people who live in and on the … Continue reading

  • Camel crisis

    Audio file by WRENMedia about the crisis in camel-keeping in India. Includes interviews by BBC/WRENMedia reporter Susie Emmett with camel herders in Rajasthan, and with LPP’s Ilse Köhler-Rollefson. Download audio file (Mpeg)

  • Camel yatra

    This article describes a month-long journey through Rajasthan’s Thar Desert to document the drastic decline in camel numbers there. By Ilse Köhler-Rollefson of the League for Pastoral Peoples and Hanwant Singh Rathore of Lokhit Pashu-Palak Sansthan. Down To Earth, 31 … Continue reading