Knowledge hub aims to boost herders’ political clout

SciDevNet: A hub aimed at helping nomadic livestock keepers share information and unite to better defend their cause in global policy talks is up and running. There are hundreds of millions of pastoralists worldwide, managing ranges covering a third of the earth's land, according to the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), which launched the Pastoralist Knowledge Hub last month (27 April). But despite their numbers, pastoralists struggle voicing their concerns and wishes politically, because of their......

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