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  1. Since the mid-2000s, transhumant pastoralism and the production of artisanal sheep’s cheeses have experienced a revival in the Polish Carpathians. This revival has largely coincided with Poland’s accession to ...

    Authors: Pawel Sendyka and Nicolette Makovicky
    Citation: Pastoralism 2018 8:5
  2. Mongolia has more than ten times as many livestock as people. Herders are dependent on their livestock for their livelihood, and seasonal movement is driven by the livestock’s grazing needs. The daily, seasona...

    Authors: Alexandra Sack, Ulziimaa Daramragchaa, Maitsetseg Chuluunbaatar, Battsetseg Gonchigoo and Gregory C. Gray
    Citation: Pastoralism 2018 8:2
  3. Increasing land use and associated competition for natural resources in the wake of high human and livestock population pressures have been major challenges confronting pastoralists of West Africa. This is esp...

    Authors: Marie J. Ducrotoy, Ayodele O. Majekodunmi, Alexandra P. M. Shaw, Husein Bagulo, Wilson J. Bertu, Amahyel M. Gusi, Reuben Ocholi and Susan C. Welburn
    Citation: Pastoralism 2018 8:1
  4. Climate variability is a natural phenomenon, and of late, it is becoming more frequent and more intensive especially in the arid and semi-arid lands (ASALs). This has affected the livelihoods and the coping st...

    Authors: Anastasia Wanjiku Kagunyu, Elias Gitonga Thuranira and Joseph Gatura Wanjohi
    Citation: Pastoralism 2017 7:33
  5. This paper focuses on establishing actors and their roles in the slaughterhouse processes in the Nanyuki slaughterhouse of Laikipia County. This is understood through the lens of the food system approach, base...

    Authors: Edwin Ambani Ameso, Salome Atieno Bukachi, Charles Owuor Olungah and Tobias Haller
    Citation: Pastoralism 2017 7:32
  6. The persistence of transhumance systems requires continued access to key pastoral resources that together allow the seasonal movement of livestock herds over long distances. In dryland West Africa, these pasto...

    Authors: Matthew Turner, Erin Kitchell, John McPeak and Jérémy Bourgoin
    Citation: Pastoralism 2017 7:31
  7. While women in pastoralist communities are key stakeholders in the production of milk and dairy products for income generation, they are largely ignored in other areas of development such as health. The need t...

    Authors: Adedamola F. Badejo, Ayodele O. Majekodunmi, Peter Kingsley, James Smith and Susan C. Welburn
    Citation: Pastoralism 2017 7:28
  8. Camel production is a potential avenue for improved food and income security in dryland areas of East Africa. Despite this potential, there is a dearth of information on the increasing choice of camel producti...

    Authors: Jenipher Biira Salamula, Anthony Egeru, Robert Asiimwe, Daniel Knox Aleper and Justine Jjumba Namaalwa
    Citation: Pastoralism 2017 7:26
  9. Pastoral societies in dryland Africa continue to face changes to their systems. These systems are influenced by a range of historical factors, but little use is made of this information to design policies that...

    Authors: Lenyeletse Vincent Basupi, Claire Helen Quinn and Andrew John Dougill
    Citation: Pastoralism 2017 7:24
  10. Camel health management has implications for public health and camel product trade. After liberalization of the veterinary service, current camel health management in the arid and semi-arid lands (ASALS) of Ke...

    Authors: Peter Obimbo Lamuka, Francis M. Njeruh, George C. Gitao and Khalif A. Abey
    Citation: Pastoralism 2017 7:20
  11. This paper presents an in-depth investigation of the livelihood strategies of Fulani pastoralists in north central Nigeria. Results show a diversified crop-livestock system aimed at spreading risk and reducing...

    Authors: Ayodele O. Majekodunmi, Charles Dongkum, Tok Langs, Alexandra P. M. Shaw and Susan C. Welburn
    Citation: Pastoralism 2017 7:19
  12. The one-humped camel, Camelus dromedarius, is an important pack and ride, dairy and meat animal in semi-arid northeastern Nigeria. This study was carried out to document reproductive information for scientists an...

    Authors: A. Z. Jaji, N. Elelu, M. B. Mahre, K. Jaji, L. I. Ghali Mohammed, M. Audu Likita, E. S. Kigir, K. T. Onwuama and A. S. Saidu
    Citation: Pastoralism 2017 7:16
  13. Climate change is one of the most serious impediments to agricultural prosperity in Ethiopia, especially where livestock is concerned. In particular, rural farming communities in the drylands of the Afar regio...

    Authors: Melaku Berhe, Dana Hoag, Girmay Tesfay, Tewodros Tadesse, Shunji Oniki, Masaru Kagatsume and Catherine M. H. Keske
    Citation: Pastoralism 2017 7:12
  14. Camels have the potential to increase the resilience of pastoral communities to the impacts of climate variability and change. Despite this potential, there is limited documentation of the camel forage species...

    Authors: Jenipher Biira Salamula, Anthony Egeru, Daniel Knox Aleper and Justine Jumba Namaalwa
    Citation: Pastoralism 2017 7:8
  15. This paper examines impacts of Prosopis juliflora (hereinafter may be referred as ‘Prosopis’) invasion on livelihoods of agro (pastoral) households using detailed household data in rural Dire Dawa Administration ...

    Authors: Negussie Zeray, Belaineh Legesse, Jema Haji Mohamed and Mengistu Ketema Aredo
    Citation: Pastoralism 2017 7:7
  16. This study evaluates the quality of the veterinary drugs most frequently used in the Far North Region of Cameroon and describes how pastoralists use them to treat their cattle herds. High-performance liquid ch...

    Authors: Ronald Romuald B. Vougat Ngom, Tiédja Tomdieu, Roland Ziébé, Harquin Simplice Foyet, Mark Moritz, Lazare Vondou, Dwayne E. Schrunk, Paula M. Imerman, Wilson K. Rumbeiha and Rebecca B. Garabed
    Citation: Pastoralism 2017 7:6
  17. As in many developing countries, agro-pastoralism is the major form of livelihood for rural communities in the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan. Although livestock rearing is part and parcel of rural Bhutanese agri...

    Authors: Kencho Tshering and Phuntsho Thinley
    Citation: Pastoralism 2017 7:5
  18. Jakar sheep population in Bhutan is declining at unprecedented rate (44.4% per annum), and current population is little over 1,700. This study attempts to understand the current status of Jakar sheep and inves...

    Authors: Jigme Dorji, Sonam Tamang and Tashi Yangzome Dorji
    Citation: Pastoralism 2017 7:4
  19. Animal breeds are the diverse outcome of the thousands-year-long process of livestock domestication. Many of these breeds are piebald, resulting from the artificial selection by pastoralists of animals bearing...

    Authors: Gabriele Volpato, Maurizio Dioli and Antonello Di Nardo
    Citation: Pastoralism 2017 7:3
  20. Uncertain climatic conditions, reduced access to grazing land and water, and reduced mobility affect the sustainability of livestock systems in Ethiopia. As a result, pastoralists look to other sources of inco...

    Authors: Abera Tilahun, Beyene Teklu and Dana Hoag
    Citation: Pastoralism 2017 7:2

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  21. Deep-fried and sun-dried meat products represent a large part of the traditional meat products from pastoral regions of sub-Saharan Africa. However, unlike the sun-dried products, deep-fried products are not p...

    Authors: Josphat Njenga Gichure, Catherine Nkirote Kunyanga and Jasper K. Imungi
    Citation: Pastoralism 2017 7:1
  22. Kachia Grazing Reserve (KGR) in northern Nigeria was home to some 10,000 Fulani pastoralists and their 40,000 cattle in June 2011. This study examines productivity and management of cattle belonging to livesto...

    Authors: Marie Julie Ducrotoy, Ayodele O. Majekodunmi, Alexandra P. M. Shaw, Husein Bagulo, Usman Baba Musa, Wilson J. Bertu, Amahyel Madu Gusi, Reuben A. Ocholi, Ward Bryssinckx and Susan C. Welburn
    Citation: Pastoralism 2016 6:25
  23. Resource changes observed in rangeland ecosystems have triggered a myriad of ecological, social and economic dynamics, often with adverse implications on pastoral livelihoods. This study applied an integrated ...

    Authors: Kennedy Sakimba Kimiti, Oliver Vivian Wasonga, David Western and Judith Syombua Mbau
    Citation: Pastoralism 2016 6:24
  24. Current efforts to control and possibly eradicate the highly contagious and economically important Foot and Mouth disease (FMD) in Botswana are hampered by numerous inextricably linked constraints. These const...

    Authors: Kabo Mogotsi, Olaotswe Ernest Kgosikoma and Keotshepile Fredric Lubinda
    Citation: Pastoralism 2016 6:21
  25. Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP) is an infectious disease of cattle endemic in sub-Saharan Africa. A cross-sectional sero-geospatial survey was conducted to assess the CBPP sero-geospatial burdens amon...

    Authors: Nma Bida Alhaji, Olutayo Olajide Babalobi and Salihu Saidu
    Citation: Pastoralism 2016 6:20
  26. This study assessed the economic value of using sheepdogs as livestock guardians in southeastern Brazil by implementing a semi-structured interview format divided into four main categories: maintenance costs o...

    Authors: Rafael A. Moral, Fernando C. C. Azevedo and Luciano M. Verdade
    Citation: Pastoralism 2016 6:18

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