Livestock diversity: Keepers’ rights, shared benefits and pro-poor policies

Documentation of a workshop with NGOs, herders, scientists, and FAO. Organised by the League for Pastoral Peoples and German NGO Forum on Environment and Development, in cooperation with CENESTA/CEESP

  1. It is time to initiate a treaty on livestock genetic resources
  2. Formal legal recognition of pastoralists’ and livestock keepers’ rights is due
  3. Pastoralist livelihoods in marginal areas need to be protected and improved
  4. An international convention is needed
  5. Differences and similarities between plant and animal genetic resources for food and agriculture
  6. Definition matters
  • Title: Livestock diversity: Keepers' rights, shared benefits and pro-poor policies
  • Author: League for Pastoral Peoples and German NGO Forum on Environment and Development / German NGO Forum on Environment and Development / 2002
  • Description: Documentation of a workshop with NGOs, herders, scientists, and FAO. Organised by the League for Pastoral Peoples and German NGO Forum on Environment and Development, in cooperation with CENESTA/CEESP
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  • Pages: 45

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    Intellectual property rights regime necessary for traditional livestock raisers

    This article discusses the need to recognize the intellectual property rights of pastoralists and other traditional domestic animal raisers in the light of the growing interest in making use of the genetic traits of indigenous livestock breeds.

  • Title: Intellectual property rights regime necessary for traditional livestock raisers
  • Author: Ilse Köhler-Rollefson / Indigenous Knowledge and Development Monitor / 2001
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  • Pages: 4

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    A field manual of camel diseases

    Traditional and modern veterinary care for the dromedary

    “Details major camel diseases and conditions with the disease signs, its causes, and simple prevention and treatment methods. Both scientific and tried and tested traditional treatments are presented, thus enabling the veterinarian or livestock practitioner to make the most appropriate choice in the prevailing circumstances.
    The one-humped camel, or dromedary, is one of the world’s hardiest domesticated animals. A vital source of transport, meat, milk and income for pastoralists in the Sahel, East Africa, the Middle East and South Asia, the camel can carry heavy loads for days in some of the world’s most hostile conditions. But even camels fall ill.
    A Field Manual of Camel Diseases is the first practical guide to camel diseases designed for use in low technology environments. The manual details some 80 major camel diseases and conditions, ranging from abortions to wry neck syndrome. For each disease, the authors give the disease signs, its causes, and simple prevention and treatment methods. Both scientific and tried and tested traditional treatments are presented, thus enabling the veterinarian or livestock practitioner to make the most appropriate choice in the prevailing circumstances. A section on procedures explains how to examine a camel, take samples for laboratory analysis and apply various types of medicines.”

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  • Title: A field manual of camel diseases
  • Author: Ilse Köhler-Rollefson, Paul Mundy, Evelyn Mathias / ITDG Publishing
  • Description: Traditional and modern veterinary care for the dromedary
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  • Pages: 272

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    Sheep husbandry and ethnoveterinary knowledge of Raika sheep pastoralists in Rajasthan, India

    This thesis describes the sheep husbandry and healthcare system of the Raikas in south-central Rajasthan. Aspects such as sheep breed diversity, fodder availability, disease prevalence and gender labor division are discussed. Special attention has been paid to traditional and conventional interventions and actors in sheep healthcare. Ethnoveterinary knowledge and practices are described as well as weak and strong points of both conventional and traditional institutions and actors.

  • Title: Sheep husbandry and ethnoveterinary knowledge of Raika sheep pastoralists in Rajasthan, India
  • Author: Ellen Geerlings / Wageningen UR / 2001
  • Description: This thesis describes the sheep husbandry and healthcare system of the Raikas in south-central Rajasthan
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  • Pages: 114

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    Local livestock breeds for sustainable rural livelihoods: Towards community-based approaches for animal genetic resource conservation

    Proceedings of a conference/workshop held on 1-4 November, 2000 in Udaipur & Sadri, Rajasthan, India.

  • Title: Local livestock breeds for sustainable rural livelihoods: Towards community-based approaches for animal genetic resource conservation
  • Author: Ilse Köhler-Rollefson and Jacob Wanyama (eds) / Lokhit Pashu-Palak Sansthan / 2000
  • Description: Proceedings of a conference/workshop held on 1-4 November, 2000 in Udaipur & Sadri, Rajasthan, India.
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  • Pages: 176

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