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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    Investing in livestock futures

    This flyer introduces the approaches promoted and used by LPP to strengthen the position of small-scale livestock keepers: Biocultural Protocols, Livestock Keepers’ Rights and an innovative approach to marketing the products of local breeds.

  • Title: Investing in livestock futures
  • Author: LPP / League for Pastoral Peoples and Endogenous Livestock Development / 2012
  • Description: This flyer introduces the approaches promoted and used by LPP to strengthen the position of small-scale livestock keepers: Biocultural Protocols, Livestock Keepers' Rights and an innovative approach to marketing the products of local breeds.
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    Vielfalt statt Monopoly: Für einen Fortbestand der traditionellen Nutztierrassen und der Kultur ihrer Hüter

    Call for livestock-based culture instead of livestock industry; identity instead of rural depopulation, livestock keepers’ rights instead of monopoly, and participation in value chains instead of overproduction by a few giant firms

  • Title: Vielfalt statt Monopoly: Für einen Fortbestand der traditionellen Nutztierrassen und der Kultur ihrer Hüter
  • Author: LPP / League for Pastoral Peoples and Endogenous Livestock Development and Local Livestock for Empowerment (LIFE) Network / LIFE Network / 2011
  • Description: Call for livestock-based culture instead of livestock industry
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  • Pages: 8

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    People-centred livestock development: A training course for NGOs

    Training of trainers manual for staff of NGOs and community organizations on how to gather information on local animal breeding, health care and management methods.
    Module 1: Introduction to people-centred livestock development
    Module 2: Breeding and animal genetic resources
    Module 3: Ethnoveterinary medicine
    Module 4: Local feed and fodder resources
    Module 5: The future of people-centred livestock development

  • Title: People-centred livestock development: A training course for NGOs
  • Author: LPP and LPPS / League for Pastoral Peoples and Endogenous Livestock Development and Local Livestock for Empowerment (LIFE) Network / Lokhit Pashu-Palak Sansthan / 2011
  • Description: Training of trainers manual for staff of NGOs and community organizations on how to gather information on local animal breeding, health care and management methods
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  • Pages: 63

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    2010 retrospective

    Summary of activities of the Local Livestock for Empowerment (LIFE) Network, 2010

  • Title: 2010 retrospective
  • Author: Ilse Köhler-Rollefson / LIFE Network
  • Description: Brief
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  • Pages: 5

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