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Mobile Pastoralism in the Mediterranean: Arguments and Evidence for Policy Reform and to Combat Climate Change
This report on Mobile Pastoralism in the Mediterranean looks at this ancient and important cultural practice from different angles: biodiversity conservation, climate change adaptation, economy, social implications, and policy – and highlights existing shortcomings / knowledge gaps and threats. Written in collaboration with Pablo Manzano Baena.
On The Move for 10’000 Years: Biodiversity Conservation through Transhumance and Nomadic Pastoralism in the Mediterranean:
A report which draws a picture of the life of shepherds in MCNC partner countries, and highlights the link between transhumance and biodiversity conservation.
This table summarizes and describes the different types of transhumance that still exist in MCNC partner countries.
Different legislation, from forest and animal protection to hunting regulations influence to varying degrees the cultural practice of transhumance. The Table of Policies summarises legislation having an impact on Mobile Pastoralism in MCNC partner countries.
Parks Paper
Langscapes Article on On The Move
Langscapes Article on One Square Meter
Langscapes Article on One Square Meter

 

The Spanish Society for the Study of Pastures (SEEP) is a national scientific association with the objective of  promoting the knowledge and improvement of Spanish pastures, including the research of subjects related to pastoral science: typology; ecology and functions of pastoral ecosystems; plant production; feeding value; animal production; economics, sociology and agricultural policy, and many more.

 

http://www.seepastos.es/index%20eng.html

The Farmhouse and Artisan Cheese & Dairy Producers European Network (FACEnetwork) unites small-scale cheese producers and urges for legislative improvements to ease the legal barriers to artisan dairy products.

http://www.seepastos.es/index%20eng.html

QueRed is the Spanish Network of of Farmhouse and Artisan Cheesemakers), working in Spain in line with the European network of artisan cheese maker

https://www.redqueserias.org/

The Spanish Shepherdess Network:

https://es-es.facebook.com/GanaderasenRed/

The Spanish Platform for Extensive Livestock Systems and Pastoralism is a network of over 200 people and organisations committed to supporting this farming activity.

http://www.ganaderiaextensiva.org/

The European Forum for Nature Conservation and Pastoralism (EFNCP) is the only European organisation focusing on the maintenance of low-intensity livestock farming. The EFNCP’s overall aim is to secure a viable economic future for High Nature Value farming across Europe:

http://www.efncp.org/

Importance of Grazing in Lebanon Video published by SPNL: 

http://www.spnl.org/black-gold-glimpses-of-the-world-of-goat-grazing-in-lebanon/

Grazing Video preparations and experience with SPNL’s team:

http://www.spnl.org/short-documentary-on-grazing-in-lebanon/

The promotion of sustainable Grazing in Lebanon: 

http://www.spnl.org/spnl-embarks-to-promote-sustainable-grazing-in-lebanon/

Mobile Pastoralism

Mobile Pastoralism in the Mediterranean: Arguments and Evidence for Policy Reform and to Combat Climate Change
This report on Mobile Pastoralism in the Mediterranean looks at this ancient and important cultural practice from different angles: biodiversity conservation, climate change adaptation, economy, social implications, and policy – and highlights existing shortcomings / knowledge gaps and threats. Written in collaboration with Pablo Manzano Baena.
On The Move for 10’000 Years: Biodiversity Conservation through Transhumance and Nomadic Pastoralism in the Mediterranean:
A report which draws a picture of the life of shepherds in MCNC partner countries, and highlights the link between transhumance and biodiversity conservation.
This table summarizes and describes the different types of transhumance that still exist in MCNC partner countries.
Different legislation, from forest and animal protection to hunting regulations influence to varying degrees the cultural practice of transhumance. The Table of Policies summarises legislation having an impact on Mobile Pastoralism in MCNC partner countries.
Parks Paper
Langscapes Article on On The Move
Langscapes Article on One Square Meter
Langscapes Article on One Square Meter

 

The Spanish Society for the Study of Pastures (SEEP) is a national scientific association with the objective of  promoting the knowledge and improvement of Spanish pastures, including the research of subjects related to pastoral science: typology; ecology and functions of pastoral ecosystems; plant production; feeding value; animal production; economics, sociology and agricultural policy, and many more.

 

http://www.seepastos.es/index%20eng.html

The Farmhouse and Artisan Cheese & Dairy Producers European Network (FACEnetwork) unites small-scale cheese producers and urges for legislative improvements to ease the legal barriers to artisan dairy products.

http://www.seepastos.es/index%20eng.html

QueRed is the Spanish Network of of Farmhouse and Artisan Cheesemakers), working in Spain in line with the European network of artisan cheese maker

https://www.redqueserias.org/

The Spanish Shepherdess Network:

https://es-es.facebook.com/GanaderasenRed/

The Spanish Platform for Extensive Livestock Systems and Pastoralism is a network of over 200 people and organisations committed to supporting this farming activity.

http://www.ganaderiaextensiva.org/

The European Forum for Nature Conservation and Pastoralism (EFNCP) is the only European organisation focusing on the maintenance of low-intensity livestock farming. The EFNCP’s overall aim is to secure a viable economic future for High Nature Value farming across Europe:

http://www.efncp.org/

Importance of Grazing in Lebanon Video published by SPNL: 

http://www.spnl.org/black-gold-glimpses-of-the-world-of-goat-grazing-in-lebanon/

Grazing Video preparations and experience with SPNL’s team:

http://www.spnl.org/short-documentary-on-grazing-in-lebanon/

The promotion of sustainable Grazing in Lebanon: 

http://www.spnl.org/spnl-embarks-to-promote-sustainable-grazing-in-lebanon/

Traditional Fisheries

Mobile Pastoralism in the Mediterranean: Arguments and Evidence for Policy Reform and to Combat Climate Change
This report on Mobile Pastoralism in the Mediterranean looks at this ancient and important cultural practice from different angles: biodiversity conservation, climate change adaptation, economy, social implications, and policy – and highlights existing shortcomings / knowledge gaps and threats. Written in collaboration with Pablo Manzano Baena.
On The Move for 10’000 Years: Biodiversity Conservation through Transhumance and Nomadic Pastoralism in the Mediterranean:
A report which draws a picture of the life of shepherds in MCNC partner countries, and highlights the link between transhumance and biodiversity conservation.
This table summarizes and describes the different types of transhumance that still exist in MCNC partner countries.
Different legislation, from forest and animal protection to hunting regulations influence to varying degrees the cultural practice of transhumance. The Table of Policies summarises legislation having an impact on Mobile Pastoralism in MCNC partner countries.
Parks Paper
Langscapes Article on On The Move
Langscapes Article on One Square Meter
Langscapes Article on One Square Meter

 

The Spanish Society for the Study of Pastures (SEEP) is a national scientific association with the objective of  promoting the knowledge and improvement of Spanish pastures, including the research of subjects related to pastoral science: typology; ecology and functions of pastoral ecosystems; plant production; feeding value; animal production; economics, sociology and agricultural policy, and many more.

 

http://www.seepastos.es/index%20eng.html

The Farmhouse and Artisan Cheese & Dairy Producers European Network (FACEnetwork) unites small-scale cheese producers and urges for legislative improvements to ease the legal barriers to artisan dairy products.

http://www.seepastos.es/index%20eng.html

QueRed is the Spanish Network of of Farmhouse and Artisan Cheesemakers), working in Spain in line with the European network of artisan cheese maker

https://www.redqueserias.org/

The Spanish Shepherdess Network:

https://es-es.facebook.com/GanaderasenRed/

The Spanish Platform for Extensive Livestock Systems and Pastoralism is a network of over 200 people and organisations committed to supporting this farming activity.

http://www.ganaderiaextensiva.org/

The European Forum for Nature Conservation and Pastoralism (EFNCP) is the only European organisation focusing on the maintenance of low-intensity livestock farming. The EFNCP’s overall aim is to secure a viable economic future for High Nature Value farming across Europe:

http://www.efncp.org/

Importance of Grazing in Lebanon Video published by SPNL: 

http://www.spnl.org/black-gold-glimpses-of-the-world-of-goat-grazing-in-lebanon/

Grazing Video preparations and experience with SPNL’s team:

http://www.spnl.org/short-documentary-on-grazing-in-lebanon/

The promotion of sustainable Grazing in Lebanon: 

http://www.spnl.org/spnl-embarks-to-promote-sustainable-grazing-in-lebanon/