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Table 1 Human and livestock numbers in the study villages

From: Historical perspectives on pastoralism and land tenure transformation in Ngamiland, Botswana: What are the policy and institutional lessons?

Village Human population Cattle population Goat population Sheep population Donkeys and horses
Sehithwa 2,748 16,635 1,712 471 953
Toteng 909 24,828 3,743 1,015 1,444
Bodibeng/Bothatogo 1,333 26,842 4,070 1,313 1,816
Kareng 1,259 37,722 4,760 707 1,850
Semboyo/Makakung 691 19,986 3,484 632 1,299
Total 6,249 126,013 17,769 4,138 7,362
  1. Data source: Central Statistics Office, 2011, Department of Veterinary Services, 2016