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Table 3 Estimated value of pastoralist lands to wildlife-based tourism in the Maasai steppe and Serengeti ecosystems

From: Natural conservationists? Evaluating the impact of pastoralist land use practices on Tanzania's wildlife economy

Ecosystem Degree of wildlife reliance on pastoralist lands (%) Economic contribution of pastoralist lands as a percentage of total tourism earnings
Maasai steppe 50 $76,780,487.73
Serengeti ecosystem 3 $6,725,016.81
Total $83,505,504.54
  1. Based on the relative degree that wildlife relies on pastoralist lands outside the boundaries of state-protected areas.