2 edition of socio-economic aspects of pastoralism and livestock development in eastern and southern Africa found in the catalog.
socio-economic aspects of pastoralism and livestock development in eastern and southern Africa
Peter D. Little
|Statement||compiled by Peter D. Little.|
|Series||Land Tenure Center special bibliography|
|LC Classifications||Z3516 .L57 1980, GN658 .L57 1980|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||38 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||38|
|LC Control Number||83137946|
Cattle as a store of wealth in Swaziland: implications for livestock development in eastern and southern Africa. Am. J. Agric. Econ., FAO. Methods of microlevel analysis for agricultural programmes and policies: a guideline for policy analysts. Rome, FAO. Hallam, D. Livestock development planning: a quantitative framework. This manual covers all these aspects of sustainable agriculture: the physical, socio-economic and organizational dimensions. Drawing on the experiences of numerous development and research agencies throughout Eastern and Southern Africa, the manual includes sections on technology development and extension, credit and marketing, land use, gender, soil and water conservation, soil .
Farming systems, and ways of thinking about them, evolved in space and time. Rapid evolution took place in the last two decades when crop and livestock yields increased, together with concerns about their socio-economic and biophysical tradeoffs .Systems in all sectors of the society, including agriculture need to be examined through the system approach. Pastoral societies are those that have a disproportionate subsistence emphasis on herding domesticated livestock. Many horticultural, agrarian, and industrial production systems incorporate livestock. The most important defining criterion perhaps is the organi-zation of community life around the needs of the herds. Typical herding societies are.
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Get this from a library. The socio-economic aspects of pastoralism and livestock development in eastern and southern Africa: an annotated bibliography. [Peter D Little]. With poverty among pastoralists and the future viability of pastoralism in East Africa a primary concern in this regard, livestock marketing is seen as a way to decrease poverty, increase Author: Jon Unruh.
Economically, ecological conditions supported a mobile, transhumant livelihood and boom-and-bust cycles of livestock production, making pastoralist economies in Eastern Africa profoundly. PDF | On Sep 1,Jon D. Unruh published Pastoral Livestock Marketing in Eastern Africa: Research and Policy Challenges, John McPeak and Peter Little | Find, read and cite all the research Author: Jon Unruh.
Pastoralism is a form of animal husbandry, historically by nomadic people who moved with their species involved include various herding livestock, including cattle, camels, goats, yaks, llamas, reindeer, horses and sheep.
Pastoralism is found in many variations throughout the world, generally where environmental characteristics such as aridity, poor soils, cold or hot temperature. In book: Pastoral Livestock Marketing in Eastern Africa, pp eas within the countries of eastern Africa where livestock raising is the main We use herd history data collected among.
East and southern Africa. East and southern Africa. Water scarcity. Food insecurity and reduced cereal production and the yields of high-value perennial crops. Risk of disease due to the expansion of areas for malaria transmission.
Human health. 1 2 3 6 11 Erosion and floods in low-lying areas. East and southern Africa (e.g. Tanzania. The Intricate Road to Development: Government Development Strategies in the Pastoral Areas of the Horn of Africa "Pastoralism is a livelihood strategy and a system of mobile livestock production that makes wide-ranging use of grazing lands in arid and semi-arid environment that doesn’t uphold sustainable crop cultivation.
Attempts were made to enrich the information provided by including eight short case studies focusing on different aspects of the livestock sub-sector in West Africa. The book attempts to fill the gap of a need for comprehensive information on the potential, performance, challenges, and prospects of the livestock sub-sector in West Africa.
in areas representative of the wid, range of ecological and socio economic environments of sub-Saharan Africa, support the hypoth esis that research on livestock development must consider produc tion systems in their entirety.
They provide the rationale for. Notable exceptions include recent work on livestock marketing in eastern Africa that has begun to demonstrate the impediments colonial-era animal health legislation designed for state-led marketing has on the growth of regional private sector-led trade, for example (McPeak and Little ).
McGahey Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice. Citation: Building climate change resilience for African livestock in sub-Saharan Africa - World Initiative for Sustainable Pastoralism (WISP): a program of IUCN - The International Union for Conservation of Nature, Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office, Nairobi, Marchviii + 48pp.
ISBN: Design and layout: Gordon O. African pastoralism is defined by a high reliance on livestock as a source of economic and social wellbeing, and various types of strategic mobility to access water and grazing resources in areas of high rainfall variability.
Pastoralism is found in all regions of Africa and in some regions, is the dominant livelihoods system. Pastoralism is a major economic production strategy in which people raise herds of animals, mostly in arid and semi-arid lands (ASALs).
ASALs cover about 80% of Kenya's landmass and support about a third of the country's human population and 70% of the national livestock herd.
Cross‐Border Livestock Trade and Food Security in the Southern and Southeastern Ethiopia Borderlands "The objective of this study is to characterise and analyse the process of cross‐border livestock trade between Ethiopia and Kenya and the southeastern part.
Gendered impacts and adaptation mechanisms to climate change among Afar pastoralists in North Eastern Ethiopia. In Impacts of Climate Change and Variability on Pastoralist Women in Sub-Saharan Africa, ed.
Mulinge and M. Getu, 83– Addis Ababa: Organization of Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa (OSSREA). Facing the Challenges of Development in a Post Conflict Transition Select Workshop Papers and Reports Rwanda Chapter - "Chapter 1 of this book performs two tasks.
The first one is to posit the Rwanda Chapter in the context of Rwanda socio-economic development sphere. Pastoralists and Environment: Experiences from the Greater Horn of Africa "Johan Helland's paper discusses the Borana pastoral society of southern Ethiopia, and asks questions about the longterm viability of such communities in the context of various development efforts.
Boku Tache's paper on the Borana raises many of the. Pastoral herding in the Arrondissement of Tanout, a socio-economic study for the Niger Range and Livestock Project, Ministry of Rural Development, Zinder.
Sweet, L.E. “Camel pastoralism in north Arabia and the minimal camping unit”, pp. in Leeds, A. Livestock production and health are significantly vulnerable to the impact of climate change and resource poor farmers and pastoralists are the most vulnerable.
Camel production is a potential avenue for improved food and income security in dryland areas of East Africa. Despite this potential, there is a dearth of information on the increasing choice of camel production among pastoralists in the region.
Camel-owning households were obtained through snowball sampling approach whereas those without camels were obtained randomly in the vicinity of .animals among pastoralists in East and West Africa.
Development The socio-economic issues of using and managing donkeys must be considered within the wider social, economic and political changes that are taking place within communities where donkeys exist.
Many of these changes have been induced by what has come to be accepted as ‘development’.associated socio-economic problems in the region. The Kenyan component of the Dryland Husbandry Project (DHP Kenya) is a collaborative effort between the Department of Range Management of the University of Nairobi, the Organisation for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa .