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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  • Pages: 36

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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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  • Pages: 2

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    Local livestock for empowerment: The LIFE Network

    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 Empowerment (LIFE) Network is doing to help pastoralists and small-scale livestock keepers to maintain them.

  • Title: Local livestock for empowerment: The LIFE Network
  • Author: LIFE Network / LIFE Network / 2010
  • Description: Imagine if all cows were black and white... if all the pigs were pink... if every sheep, and every chicken, were white...
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  • Pages: 16

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    Vier Hände für einen Höcker

    Article (in German) in the July 2009 issue of the nature magazine Natur+Kosmos describes the work of LPP’s Ilse Koehler-Rollefson and Hanwant Singh Rathore, director of LPP’s partner organization in Rajasthan, Lokhit Pashu-Palak Sansthan.

  • Title: Vier Hände für einen Höcker
  • Author: Peter Laufmann / Natur+Kosmos / 2009
  • Description: Article (in German) in the July 2009 issue of the nature magazine Natur+Kosmos
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  • Pages: 6

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    Camel yatra

    Rajasthan’s camel population has reduced dramatically during the last ten years. The Pali, Rajasthan-based non-governmental organisation Lokhit-Pashu-Palak Sansthan undertook a month-long tour to investigate the situation.

  • Title: Camel yatra
  • Author: Ilse Köhler-Rollefson and Hanwant Singh Rathore / Down to Earth / 2005
  • Description: Rajasthan’s camel population has reduced dramatically during the last ten years
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  • Pages: 5

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