Community protocols: Tools for awareness raising and conservation

Description of community protocols and the reasons for producing them

  • Title: Community protocols: Tools for awareness raising and conservation
  • Author: Evelyn Mathias and Ilse Köhler-Rollefson / League for Pastoral Peoples and Endogenous Livestock Development and Local Livestock for Empowerment (LIFE) Network / 2015
  • Description: Description of community protocols and the reasons for producing them
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    Towards resilience and social sustainability of the livestock sector: Approaches of the LIFE Network in India to support biodiversity-based livestock development

    Study of four networks focusing on pastoralists and indigenous livestock keepers in India, with recommendations for the global agenda on sustainable livestock

  • Title: Towards resilience and social sustainability of the livestock sector: Approaches of the LIFE Network in India to support biodiversity-based livestock development
  • Author: Elizabeth Katushabe / League for Pastoral Peoples and Endogenous Livestock Development and Local Livestock for Empowerment (LIFE) Network / 2014
  • Description: Study of four networks focusing on pastoralists and indigenous livestock keepers in India
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    Conference livestock futures

    Recommendations on biocultural protocols and access and benefit sharing. From a conference on Livestock Futures organised by LPP in Bonn on 6-7th September 2012.

  • Title: Conference livestock futures
  • Author: LPP / League for Pastoral Peoples and Endogenous Livestock Development and Local Livestock for Empowerment (LIFE) Network / LIFE Network / 2012
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    Livestock out of balance: From asset to liability in the course of the livestock revolution. Discussion paper

    To prevent the mass exodus of small-scale farmers and pastoralists, governments and development professionals need to provide a level playing field for these producers and help them avoid the debt trap.
    This study by LPP member Evelyn Mathias investigates the impact of the Livestock Revolution on farmers.The results provide some major food for thought. They do suggest that livestock has turned in many cases from an asset into a liability, since farmers and livestock keepers, in order to remain competitive, are drawn into a debt trap, because of high initial investments on one side, and because they are squeezed between escalating input prices and the consolidated power of the food processors and supermarket chains on the other.
    Due to the financial squeeze many farmers find themselves in a position that “forces them to cut costs wherever they can, and creates strong incentives to unethical behaviour.” This observation would seem crucial with respect to current concerns and initiatives to structure and channel the global livestock sector onto a more sustainable track.

  • Title: Livestock out of balance: From asset to liability in the course of the livestock revolution. Discussion paper
  • Author: Evelyn Mathias / League for Pastoral Peoples and Endogenous Livestock Development / 2012
  • Description: To prevent the mass exodus of small-scale farmers and pastoralists, governments and development professionals need to provide a level playing field for these producers and help them avoid the debt trap
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    Looking at the bright side of life stock

    The United Nations continues to see pastoralism as a main reason for desertification, says Drynet, a global initiative on drylands. But a large number of scientific studies contradict this, and instead show the positive effects of pastoralism as a land-use strategy. LPP’s Ilse Koehler-Rollefson and Silke Brehm have collated some of the bright aspects of pastoralism.

  • Title: Looking at the bright side of life stock
  • Author: DryNet / DryNet / 2012
  • Description: The United Nations continues to see pastoralism as a main reason for desertification, says Drynet, a global initiative on drylands
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