PRM Launch in Ethiopia

The Sustainable Rangeland Management Project (SRMP) supports joint village land use planning and the protection of rangelands for local rangeland users. The project is implemented by the Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries Tanzania, the National Land Use lanning Commission, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), and local civil society organizations. The project activities have been funded by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Irish Aid through the International Land Coalition (ILC). The project contributes to the ILC’s national engagement strategy
which is coordinated by the NES Secretariat, housed at TALA (the Tanzania Land Alliance).

Activities included in this Newsletter are the presentation of the first-ever group certificate of customary rights of occupancy (CCRO) issued to a livestock keepers association; the scaling up of joint village land use planning (JVLUP) in Kiteto District; the launch of a project on participatory rangeland management (PRM); the establishment of a pasture seed demonstration plot; and a presentation at the Global Landscapes Forum on landscape-level planning for rangelands.