WISP's General Studies summarize ideas that should guide development actions as they incorporate good practices from around the globe.
Supporting Sustainable Pastoral Livelihoods - A Global Perspective on Minimum Standards and Good Practices
These guidelines have been prepared to help decision makers, who may not work routinely on pastoralist issues, to make better decisions over policies and investments that impact on pastoralists and their environments. They are somewhat technical by design, but are intended to simplify complex or disputed issues into more operational basics. The guidelines have been designed to help development and conservation experts familiarise themselves with the principles underlying pastoralism as well as some of the opportunities and constraints to sustainable development … | French | Spanish | Chinese | Russian | Arabic
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