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Table 2 Investments and policies required along the population density continuum

From: Policies in support of pastoralism and biodiversity in the heterogeneous drylands of East Africa

Low population density
Continuum
High population density
Strengthening of the pastoral economy
Social services (including security)
Provision of infrastructure for tourism and market opening
Diversify to include biodiversity-related investments
  Strengthen land rights and NR governance against encroachment, fragmentation and resource pressures
Protect biodiversity
Rangeland rehabilitation
Diversify the economy through greater commercialisation and non- NR investments
Urban investments