South Asia

Rangeland Voices

Hanwant Singh, LPPS, India

Hanwant Singh from the NGO Lokhit Pashu-Palik Sansthan (LPPS), which works with camel herders in Rajasthan, welcomes an IYRP so that pastoralists are given recognition.

Living in the mountains of Ladakh

A woman herder talks about her day-to-day life in the Himalayan Kashmir region. Credit: Patrick Augenstein.

Featured Videos

Towards Sustainability and Inclusion: Public Policy for Pastoralists in Jamme and Kashmir

Organized by the South Asia Regional Support Group for IYRP (Zoom meeting recording; 1:44:54; May 12, 2023)

Herding buffaloes in deep Chilika waters, East India

In east India, the herds of water buffaloes swim across Chilika Lake boast to seek forage, transferring rich nutrients to both land and water and sustaining pastoral livelihoods in the region. Video initiative by Balaram Sahu of Pathe Pathshala.

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