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
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    Internationale Tagung Tierhalterrechte und Biologische Vielfalt

    A report of an International conference on Livestock Keepers’ Rights and Biodiversity organized by the League for Pastoral Peoples and Endogenous Livestock Development at Lichtenberg Castle, Odenwald, Germany, 19 May 2010. Summarizes presentations and discussions by livestock keepers and specialists from Germany, India, Pakistan, South Africa, Spain and Tanzania.

  • Title: Internationale Tagung Tierhalterrechte und Biologische Vielfalt
  • Author: LPP / League for Pastoral Peoples and Endogenous Livestock Development and Local Livestock for Empowerment (LIFE) Network / 2010
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    Biocultural community protocols for livestock keepers

    Biocultural community protocols are a new approach with great potential for empowering pastoralists and other traditional livestock-keeping communities. They are both a process and a document in which communities invoke their rights as guardians of biological diversity under Article 8j of the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity. Claiming rights for in-situ conservation, they also help promote Livestock Keepers’ Rights to maintain their breeds and continue their traditional management practices.
    Biocultural community protocols put on record traditional knowledge and the biodiversity that communities steward, in a process that the communities themselves drive. In developing a biocultural community protocol, communities become informed about national and international laws that protect their rights. This book provides an overview of the process as well as its legal background and describes the first experiences with implementing this approach by livestock keepers in Asia and Africa.

  • Title: Biocultural community protocols for livestock keepers
  • Author: LPP and LIFE Network / Endogenous Development Magazine / 2010
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