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  1. Abstract, UN Environment and GRID-Arendal, 2019 Pastoralism is practiced by millions of people worldwide. It has roots in every part of the world and back thousands of years to the beginning of agriculture. But while pastoral societies have existed for millennia, we still don’t know that much...  
  2. On 13 December 2021, CELEP presented a webinar on pastoralism and climate change, hosted by European members DITSL (German Institute for Tropical and Subtropical Agriculture and Transdisciplinary Socio-ecological Landuse Research) and VSFB (Vétérinaires sans Frontières Belgium). It was attended...  
  3. Drawing on case studies in Ethiopia and Kenya, the paper “Climate change policy narratives and pastoralist predicaments in the Horn of Africa: insights from Ethiopia and Kenya” (2021, 4pp), presented by Tom Campbell at the Joint International Grassland & Rangeland Congress 2021, examines the...  
  4. Mobility is a vital strategy used by pastoralists to capitalise on the scarce availability of resources in variable environments, making pastoralism economically feasible and environmentally sustainable. Through mobility, pastoralists can produce animal-source foods in the rangelands and also...  
  5. The paper “Rush for the “wastelands”: revaluing pastoral land in the light of renewable energy”(2022) (Green energy + pastoralism paper,Powerpoint slides) by Ann Waters-Bayer and Hussein Tadicha Wario, was based on a study commissioned by the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung in Germany. It looked into how...  
  6. Increasingly frequent and severe droughts pose a big challenge for pastoralists in the Horn of Africa. Livestock drought insurance (LDI) is being tested as a means to manage these risks. In the article “Ecological vulnerability through insurance? Potential unintended consequences of livestock...  
  7. The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has published “Pastoralism: making variability work”(2021, Animal Production & Health Paper 185, 58pp) written by Saverio Krätli and Ilse Koehler-Rollefsen with comments and guidance from FAO staff and pastoralist specialists...  
  8. The Kenyan Government has passed laws that routinely undervalue pastoralists’ land and undermine pastoralism as a system of production and source of livelihood in the drylands. In his article “The unjust valuation of pastoralists’ land in Kenya”, published online inThe Elephanton 2 October 2021,...  
  9. The SNV learning brief “Strengthening pastoralist organisations for climate-resilient development” (2020, 8pp) highlights the central role that civil society organisations (CSOs) play in championing the interests of pastoralists in climate policy development and implementation, as well as...  
  10. On 15 March 2022, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) declared 2026 the International Year of Rangelands & Pastoralists (IYRP). This final approval is the culmination of an IYRP movement that grew over several years to become a global coalition of over 300 pastoralist and supporting...