FAO: Policy support and Governance gateways

Young herder taking livestock for grazing in Lolelia sub county, Kaabong District. Photo Credit Loupa Pius

The Food and Agricultural Organisation of the UN has recently published the policy support and governance themes to support countries, institutions, civil society and academia in policy development.

The FAO Policy Support and Governance Gateway is the go-to place for the organization’s policy work. It hosts 1,300 policy resources and tools, 29 policy theme pages and 5 regional pages. The dedicated pastoralism and sustainable livestock policy theme pages shed light on FAO’s animal production and health policy work and offers numerous policy briefs, guidelines and analytical tools.

On Pastoralism UNFAO calls for Promoting dialogue for pastoralist-friendly policies and regulations read more here

The policy themes as state that to achieve its mandate and assist countries the best way possible, FAO works on priority policy issues. Highlights of each major policy theme are given below find here. Each theme presents key FAO policy messages and provides links to further sources of information, resources and partner initiatives.

Published by COPACSO Uganda

The Coalition for Pastoralist Civil Society Organizations (COPACSO) was formed to provide a platform for member organizations to engage in policy formulation and advocacy for recognition of pastoralism and the right of pastoralists to benefit from national and local resources.

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