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Pastoral and social problems in a semi-arid environment

Pastoral and social problems in a semi-arid environment

a simulation model

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Published by Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Division of Computing Research, Unesco, Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme in Canberra, Paris .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture -- Social aspects -- Mathematical models,
  • Arid regions agriculture -- Australia -- Simulation methods,
  • Sociology, Rural -- Australia -- Simulation methods,
  • Farm management -- Australia -- Simulation methods,
  • Australia -- Rural conditions -- Simulation methods

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [569]-575.

    StatementT.G. Freeman and P.R. Benyon, editors.
    ContributionsFreeman, T. G., Benyon, P. R., Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (Australia)., Unesco.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[10], 575 p. :
    Number of Pages575
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14263347M
    ISBN 100643035370

    This book combines state of the art review with primary research . is a milestone in our knowledge and understanding of contemporary pastoralism in sub-Saharan Africa in general, and of the biosocial correlates of sedentarization for women and children in Northern Kenyan pastoralist groups in : Hardcover. Social issues include culture, conflict resolution, and nutritional status of children. Moreover, DHP has been a research base for Mekelle University, particularly for the Faculty of Dryland Agriculture and Natural Resources. Students were assigned at the project site for research and to learn what a semi-arid environment and ecology are all about.

    Keywords: arid, semi-arid, dry sub-humid, drought, drylands, land degradation, land tenure, sustainability the issue of desertification is inseparable from social problems such as poverty and land tenure issues. Politics, war and national disasters affect the movements of people and Desertification and Deforestation in Africa - R. Penny. After over a decade of his hard-won insights, Pollock outlines in The Wooleen Way a specific and comprehensive plan to reverse the ecological damage done to the pastoral resource since European colonisation. He also emphasises the economic and social necessity of carrying it out, and of curbing the conquering human spirit so that it aligns with.

    Book description: Pastoralism has shaped livelihoods and landscapes on the African continent for millennia. Mobile livestock husbandry has generally been portrayed as an economic strategy that successfully met the challenges of low biomass productivity and environmental variability in . pastoral land management, particularly the disruption of species interactions, such as predation, that appears to have had a dramatic impact on our arid zone fauna. The impacts of pastoralism on the fauna of arid The arid and semi-arid zones (the arid zone) occupy approximately 70% of Australia’s land surface, encompass.


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(Eds). Published by CSIRO Division of Computing Cited by: 4. Pages (January ) Download full issue. Previous vol/issue. select article Pastoral and Social Problems in a Semi-arid Environment: A Simulation Model. Book review Full text access Pastoral and Social Problems in a Semi-arid Environment: A Simulation Model.

J.E.P. Currall. Page 86 Download PDF; select article The Venomous Snakes. Protect pastoral land and their crucial transhumance corridors 4. Measure contribution of pastoral production to national economy 5.

Improve pastoralists’ access to markets and participation in the appropriate value chains and related services (e.g. animal health) 6.

Invest in developing pastoralism (e.g. enabling environment) onFile Size: 2MB. serve in caseof problems. Semi-arid and arid areas are notoriously variablein terms ofrain-fall, even without the political uncertainties of pastoral life, and the maximum-standing-stock technique perhaps makes sense as an adaptation to highly variable environments, al-File Size: KB.

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Receive an update when the latest issues in this journal are published. ADVERTISEMENTS: Pastoralists in Africa- A Case Study. The Namas: It is commonly believed that the Pastoral and social problems in a semi-arid environment book facing pastoralists in Africa is a result of their production system.

Extensive pastoralism, characterized by seasonal or annual mobility of livestock in search of pasture over a large area of rangeland is widely believed to lead inevitably to desertification [ ]. Book Description: Pastoralism has shaped livelihoods and landscapes on the African continent for millennia.

Mobile livestock husbandry has generally been portrayed as an economic strategy that successfully met the challenges of low biomass productivity and environmental variability in arid and semi-arid environments. Pastoral systems, where humans depend on livestock, exist largely in arid and semi-arid ecosystems in Mongolia, where climate is highly variable.

THROUGHOUT THE CENTURIES, pastoral societies have developed a diverse set of management systems, ranging from simple to complex, to coordinate and regulate the actions of individual members. These systems are based on an intimate and intricate knowledge of. The case for a pan-African Policy Framework for Pastoralism Background Pastoralism is a way of life based primarily on raising livestock, particularly small ruminants, cattle and camels.

Pastoral livestock production systems are mostly found in Africa’s vast arid and semi-arid areas. This book presents an overview of current knowledge about social–ecological systems (SESs), a productive new field dedicated to understanding the relationships between human society and nature.

To make the reader aware of how SESs are necessary to maintain our society, the book begins with a broad. The Environment and Ecology of Pastoralists in Arid Savannas. His studies include ecosystem and population processes in semi‐arid zones, including migratory wildlife and pastoral societies, and an analysis of changes resulting from the transition from subsistence lifestyles.

The pastoral areas are less suited to crop production due to physical aridity. However, the government is implementing in the pastoral areas rural development approach that is designed primarily for the crop-producing highland areas.

The approach does not take into account environmental and social peculiarities of pastoral areas. Pastoral development programs, which were initiated by donors and governments, pursued two main goals regarding the pastoral communities (i.e., nomads, transhumant and sedentary communities).

Pastoralists’ Vulnerability in the Horn of Africa: Exploring Political Marginalization, Donors’ Policies, and Cross-Border Issues Literature Review Sara Pavanello ASAL Arid and semi-arid lands financial, social, physical1, that people own, control or have access to, and broader systems of governance or PIPs to determine if and.

Pastoralism and Development in Africa is not the first, or likely the last, book on pastoral development and the future of pastoralism in Africa, which has been the subject of numerous books (e.g., Galaty et al.SandfordScoones ), articles (e.g., Fratkin ), and online discussions (e.g., Sandford ).Because pastoral development has a long record of failure, I was kind of.

Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice investigates extensive livestock production systems throughout the world from a variety of disciplinary perspectives across the biophysical, social and economic sciences.

The journal publishes research, reviews, reports and commentaries that influence public policy on the rangelands and livestock on which pastoralists rely for their livelihoods. Across semi-arid Africa, and in parts of India, conflict between expanding farmers and pastoralists is an everyday occurrence; the numbers and political power of the farmers, as well as the existence of tenure regimes that are more supportive of agriculture than livestock.

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.

By providing this information in one location, the book has rendered a very useful service to scholars of China, pastoral policy, rural development, and sustainability issues more generally.

Readers of this journal may lament that the Qinghai–Tibetan Plateau receives relatively little attention in comparison with northwest China, which was.and semi-arid lands in the Horn of Africa through Pastoralist Field Schools Context Recurrent drought, degraded rangelands and reduced access to traditional grazing lands have left pastoral communities in the Horn of Africa’s arid and semi-arid lands (ASALs) more vulnerable and facing severe livestock feed shortages.

During dry spells, pastoral.Socio-economics of pastoralism AHMAD 4 out by the Convention, desertification is, "land degradation in arid, semi-arid and sub-humid areas resulting from resource problems, including climate variations and human activities", such as.