WISP's General Studies summarize ideas that should guide development actions as they incorporate good practices from around the globe.
The Green Quarter: A decade of progress across the world in sustainable pastoralism
The World Initiative for Sustainable Pastoralism (WISP) has now been in existence for a decade, a period during which considerable progress has been made globally towards sustainable pastoral development. Many challenges remain for pastoralists, but in the areas where gains have been made it is vital these are built upon and achievements are not squandered. This book follows WISP’s global approach and highlights key examples from its work with partners around the world. It identifies the impact of WISP’s work in empowering pastoralists through improved advocacy skills and better knowledge, and in helping to change policy and practice. Through case studies, testimonies and photos, this book aims to bring WISP’s global stories of pastoralism to a wider audience and identify opportunities for future success
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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