- Camel Karma. Twenty Years among India’s Camel Nomads. 2014. Tranquebar Press.
- The Camels of Kumbhalgarh. A biodiversity treasure. Lokhit Pashu-Palak Sansthan. 2013.
- Invisible Guardians. Women manage livestock diversity. 2012. FAO Animal Production and Health Paper No. 174. Rome, Italy.
- Biocultural Biocultural Community Protocols for Livestock Keepers. 2010.
- Livestock Keepers. Guardians of Biodiversity. FAO Animal Production and Health paper 167. 2009
- Keepers of Genes. The interdependence between pastoralists, breeds, access to the commons, and livelihoods. 2007. Ilse Köhler-Rollefson and the LIFE Network
- Indigenous Breeds, Local Communities. DocumentingDocumenting animal breeds and breeding from a community perspective. 2005. Lokhit Pashu-Palak Sansthan and Ilse Köhler-Rollefson
- Building an international legal framework on animal genetic resources. Can it help the drylands and food-insecure countries?2005.
- The Karen Commitment. Indigenous livestock breeding communities and animal genetic resources. Proceedings of a workshop of pastoralists and other communities dependent on indigenous livestock breeds, focusing on animal genetic resources and livestock breeders’ rights. 2003. Edited by Ilse Köhler-Rollefson and Jacob Wanyama.
- Local livestock breeds for sustainable rural livelihoods. Towards community-based approaches for animal genetic resource conservation. Proceedings of a conference/workshop held on 1-4 November, 2000 in Udaipur & Sadri, Rajasthan, India.
- A field manual of camel diseases. Traditional and modern veterinary care for the dromedary. 2001. Ilse Köhler-Rollefson, Paul Mundy and Evelyn Mathias.
- Vegetarianism/veganism not an option for people living in non-arable areas!
- “Local breeds only give, they don’t take” – Interview with Dra. Maria Rosa Lanari
- Community Protocols: “Giving livestock back its soul”
- Pastoralists and India’s Biological Diversity Act
- Livestock: The good, the bad, the ugly!
- Pastoralists of the World, speak up – and prepare your Biocultural Community Protocols!
- Somalis, droughts, and women power: Impressions from Kenya’s thriving camel sector
- Old World Camels in the New World
‘Cross of the Order of Merit’ on Dr. Köhler-Rollefson
The German Ambassador to India, Dr. Martin Ney, conferred the prestigious German ‘Cross of the Order of Merit’, on Dr. Ilse Köhler-Rollefson at the German Embassy on 16th May.Read more: https://india.diplo.de/
Nari Shakti Award 2016 for Dr. Ilse Köhler-RollefsonWe are pleased to announce that Dr. Ilse Köhler-Rollefson has been honoured with the Nari Shakti (Women Power) Award by the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, for her more than 25 years of engagement and research with the Raika pastoralist community. As only foreigner, she received the prize in a ceremony held on 8th of March, International World Women’s Day, in the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New-Delhi. Together with the 31 other awardees she also had the opportunity to interact with the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi on 9th March.
CAMEL KARMA: TWENTY YEARS AMONG INDIA’S CAMEL NOMADS