Date: 4-8 September 2017
Location: Butibagh Campus of Lokhit Pashu-Palak Sansthan, Sadri, Rajasthan, India
International Workshop to develop Guidelines for Biocultural Community Protocols (BCPs) by Pastoralists and Livestock keeping Communities
The aim of this 5 day workshop/writeshop facilitated by Dr. Paul Mundy is to produce succinct guidelines for the development of Biocultural Community Protocols by and for pastoralist communities as well as other communities that have created and are stewarding indigenous and locally adapted livestock breeds. The is to be an update and refinement of the booklet Biocultural Community Protocols for Livestock Keepers that will incorporate the latest experiences, lessons learnt, and insights gained.
It will also describe some of the technological innovations enabling wide community participation in the BCP process over large areas. The objective of the guidelines is to enable more communities to establish their BCPs, facilitate this task for them and ensure that their BCPs contain all relevant information.