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Food security: Lobbying for land rights of pastoralists in Niger

A case study about advocating for communities whose rights and livelihoods were at risk

2008 Available in English

Niger has many pastoralist communities, but pastoralists don’t have access to secure land rights which threatens their food security and livelihoods. Often there is conflict between herders, and herders and farmers, because of competition for the same pasture, farmland and water.

This short case study summarises the actions taken by Tearfund partner Jeunesse en Mission Entreaide et Devéloppement (JEMED) to ensure the rights of pastoralists and resolve disputes between pastoralists and farmers.

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