During the last decades, pastoralism is receiving increasing attention from social and natural scientists and researchers, regional, national and international institutions as well as CSOs while pastoralists are organizing themselves to manage better the many challenges last World´s nomads and semi-nomadic societies are facing.
The Association of World Reindeer Herders (WRH) was founded in 1997 to promote professional, cultural, social and economic relations between world reindeer peoples, as well as to disseminate information about the reindeer husbandry.
The World Initiative for Sustainable Pastoralism (WISP) is a global advocacy and capacity building network that promotes sustainable pastoral development for both poverty reduction and environmental management.
The World Alliance of Mobile Indigenous People (WAMIP) is a global alliance of nomadic peoples and communities practicing various forms of mobility as a livelihood strategy while conserving biological diversity and using natural resources in a sustainable way
The FAO´s Pastoralist Knowledge Hub is an initiative bringing together pastoralists and the main actors working with them to join forces and create the synergies for dialogue and pastoralist development.