Lessons learned: Pastoralism land rights and tenure

This note aims to inform the design of results-based country strategic opportunities programmes (RB-COSOPs) and projects, as well as their implementation. It also describes the land tenure issues faced by pastoralists and how IFAD has dealt with some of these through its programmes and projects. The note provides elements on how to address pastoral land-related issues in RB-COSOPs and project design. It should be used at the strategy and design stages. The note explains the land tenure issues faced by pastoralists, who are the main actors, and how some of these issues have been dealt with in the past by IFAD.