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Table 3 Pastoral communities’ drought adaptation strategies

From: Livestock population dynamics and pastoral communities’ adaptation to rainfall variability in communal lands of Kgalagadi South, Botswana

Adaptation strategy Pastoral community   
Bokspits (n=40) Vaalhoek (n=31) χ 2 P-value
Destocking 82.5 83.9 0.023 >0.05
Supplementary feeding 80.0 100 6.99 <0.05
Mobility 67.5 41.9 4.6 <0.05