More West & Central Africa Featured Videos and Photo Stories
West Africa: Support Transhumance!
In West Africa, flexible mobility of herds is crucial for optimal production and use of rangeland resources. Herders explain why they move their animals between wet-season and dry-season pastures, sometimes over hundreds of kilometres. Credit: InFocus for Acting For Life (2015)
Marchés à bétail autogérés (French only)
Réseau Billital Maroobé (RBM) presents self-managed livestock markets in Niger – set up for the benefit of the pastoralists and the wider community.
Diffa: first mornings of the world
How pastoralists deal with several years of drought in Niger, a land-locked country where pastoralism is a source of great economic and cultural wealth. Film also available in French, Fulfulde, Hausa and Arabic.
Ngaynaaka: herding chaos
With increasing unpredictability of climate, mobile pastoralists in Niger have their strategies to thrive. Film teaser by Saverio Krätli