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Pastoral land is land used by pastoralists and shepherds for grazing livestock.

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Reports & Research
July 2021
Ethiopia

Land in Ethiopia is held by the state, who acts as a custodian for the Ethiopian people. Even though it is the state which controls land ownership, farmers and pastoralists are guaranteed a lifetime ‘holding’ right that provides rights to use the land, rent it out, donate, inherit and sharecrop it. Everything except sell and mortgage it.

Journal Articles & Books
July 2021
Northern Africa
Western Africa
Cette étude examine l’évolution géographique et temporelle de la violence impliquant les communautés pastorales.
Reports & Research
June 2021
Madagascar
  • Plus de 60 % de la superficie de Madagascar est classée comme pâturage permanent et l’élevage communautaire est pratiqué sur de vastes espaces par des collectifs d’éleveurs.
Reports & Research
June 2021
Africa
Americas
Asia
Europe
Australia

This guide is intended to supplement other resources that provide broader overviews of human rights due diligence. It will be particularly helpful for downstream businesses or investors as they navigate how to identify, address, and track the impacts of their value chains on indigenous peoples. The guide will also be useful for policymakers as they design due diligence legislation.

Reports & Research
May 2021
Sudan
Eastern Africa

On a global scale, Sudan perhaps ranks first in terms of pastoralists population size. About
66 per cent of Sudan is arid land, which is mainly pastoralists’ habitat. Pastoralism in the
Sudan involves about 20 per cent of the population and accounts for almost 40 per cent of
livestock wealth [Markakis, 1998: 41]. The livestock sector plays an important role in the

Reports & Research
May 2021
Sudan
Eastern Africa

On a global scale, Sudan perhaps ranks first in terms of pastoralists population size. About
66 per cent of Sudan is arid land, which is mainly pastoralists’ habitat. Pastoralism in the
Sudan involves about 20 per cent of the population and accounts for almost 40 per cent of
livestock wealth [Markakis, 1998: 41]. The livestock sector plays an important role in the

Reports & Research
December 2020
Western Sahara
Burkina Faso

Dans le contexte sahélien, depuis la fin des années 2010 des discours normatifs sur la jeunesse et le pastoralisme se sont développés, trop souvent basés sur des catégories standards impropres à décrire les réalités locales et associées dans une chaine de causalité trompeuse: désœuvrement des jeunes, migrations, participation aux violences armées, conflits violents catégorisés de manière simpli

Improving tenure security for pastoralists in East Africa
Policy Papers & Briefs
October 2020
Ethiopia
Tanzania

PIM support to work from ILRI and partners contributed to adoption of a woreda (district) participatory land use planning approach in Ethiopia and to expansion of the joint village land use planning approach in Tanzania, resulting in more secure tenure rights for pastoralists in rangeland areas.