Common Pastures is devoted to shepherds and the art and science of integrating grazing animals, trees, shrubs, crops, and pasture.
This Farmer-to-Farmer project provides technical support, education, and training with a special focus on integrating small ruminant production. For more information or to volunteer contact Project Director, Judy Moses, Shepherd Song Farm.
Common Pastures is supported through USAID VEGA Small grants, private donations, and diverse volunteers.
Farmer-to-Farmer: Mali (Infographic 4 of 4)
In order to sustain their flocks, all farmers need to know how to breed their animals and best practices to prevent health issues. The third set of assignments focused on making upgrades to flock genetics, establishing veterinary supply centers, and educating farmers on diagnosis and treatment of common livestock diseases. Additionally, farmers and Agro-pastoral technical school students received training on marketing and farm management practices....
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