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  1. Content type: Book review

    Gertel, Jorg and Le Heron, Richard (eds). Economic Spaces of Pastoral Production and Commodity Systems: Markets and Livelihoods. Farnham: Ashgate Publishing Limited; 2011. 345 pages, ISBN 978-1-4094-2531-1 (hardb...

    Authors: Caroline Upton

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2013 3:27

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  2. Content type: Review

    The mobile pastoral system in the far north region of Cameroon is an excellent example of the paradox of pastoral land tenure, in that pastoralists need secure access to pasture and water, but also flexibility...

    Authors: Mark Moritz, Bebisse Larisa Catherine, Albert K Drent, Saïdou Kari, Arabi Mouhaman and Paul Scholte

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2013 3:26

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  3. Content type: Research

    The pastoral resources in eastern Sudan are changing under the combined impact of increasing anthropogenic activities such as clearance of natural vegetation and the effect of state policies that favour crop f...

    Authors: Hussein M Sulieman and Abdel Ghaffar M Ahmed

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2013 3:22

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  4. Content type: Short report

    Camel hides are important sources of foreign exchange earnings for Kenya and other African countries. However, it has been observed that the full potential of camel hides has not been realized nor exploited in...

    Authors: Anastasia W Kagunyu, Francis Matiri and Ellias Ngari

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2013 3:25

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  5. Content type: Research

    This study estimated heifer losses and associated determinants in peri-urban camel herds characterized by market orientation and domination of lactating camels grazing closer to urban market outlets for milk. ...

    Authors: Mumina G Shibia, George Owuor and Bockline O Bebe

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2013 3:23

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  6. Content type: Research

    Timely information on the availability of water and forage is important for the sustainable development of pastoral regions. The lack of such information increases the dependence of pastoral communities on per...

    Authors: Gabriel B Senay, Naga Manohar Velpuri, Henok Alemu, Shahriar Md Pervez, Kwabena O Asante, Gatarwa Kariuki, Asefa Taa and Jay Angerer

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2013 3:20

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  7. Content type: Research

    Nomadic pastoralism has thrived in Asia’s rangelands for several millennia by tracking seasonal changes in forage productivity and coping with a harsh climate. This pastoralist lifestyle, however, has come und...

    Authors: Navinder J Singh, Yash Veer Bhatnagar, Nicolas Lecomte, Joseph L Fox and Nigel G Yoccoz

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2013 3:16

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  8. Content type: Book review

    Catley, A, Lind J, and Scoones I, eds. 2013. Pastoralism and Development in Africa: Dynamic Change at the Margins. London: Routledge and Earthscan. Pp. 295. ISBN-13: 978-0-415-54071-1 (hardcover), ISBN-13: 978...

    Authors: Mark Moritz

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2013 3:19

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  9. Content type: Research

    Despite their importance to rural livelihoods, the economic and environmental sustainability of contemporary communal pastoral systems of the Kalahari is increasingly being put under scrutiny. Using data colle...

    Authors: Diphetogo Mosalagae and Kabo Mogotsi

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2013 3:18

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  10. Content type: Research

    In northern Kenya, there have been limited discussions on the impacts of the 1960 to 1968 insurgency wars and subsequent banditry on the long-term impacts of the pastoral economy. This is despite the societies...

    Authors: Zeinabu Kabale Khalif and Gufu Oba

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2013 3:14

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  11. Content type: Research

    This study was conducted to estimate impacts of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) on producers' livelihoods in Borena zone, southern Ethiopia, using participatory appraisal methods and secondary data sources. Lives...

    Authors: Tariku Jibat, Berhanu Admassu, Tesfaye Rufael, Maximilian PO Baumann and Carsten J Pötzsch

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2013 3:5

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  12. Content type: Research

    This paper presents research findings on the contemporary practices and socio-cultural traditions of transhumant agro-pastoralism (TAP) in Bhutan. Despite the widespread practice of TAP in Bhutan, there has be...

    Authors: Kuenga Namgay, Joanne Millar, Rosemary Black and Tashi Samdup

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2013 3:13

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  13. Content type: Research

    The nomadic pastoralist system in Baft district in Kerman province is well known in Iran for producing cashmere from Raeini goats. However, there is little information on the production system. Interviews were...

    Authors: Hamid R Ansari-Renani, Barbara Rischkowsky, Joaquin P Mueller, Seyed M Seyed Momen and Sepehr Moradi

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2013 3:11

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  14. Content type: Research

    While the goal of African pastoralists is health and longevity of herd and household, some of their management strategies appear to counter this long-term goal. Pastoralists in the far north region of Cameroon...

    Authors: Jessica M Healy Profitós, Mark Moritz and Rebecca B Garabed

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2013 3:8

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  15. Content type: Research

    The nomadism/pastoralism debate has always been closely connected to discourses about modernization theories whenever development issues were at stake. While the mainstream debates have changed since stage mod...

    Authors: Hermann Kreutzmann

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2013 3:7

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  16. Content type: Research

    The relationship between humans and wolves is often associated with conflicts strongly linked with livestock breeding activities. However, as conflicts are often more intense than expected considering the magn...

    Authors: Nicolas Lescureux and D John C Linnell

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2013 3:4

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  17. Content type: Research

    In Sudano-Sahelian Africa, Fulani pastoralists who settled down massively in less densely populated zones during the 1970s and 1980s have recently increased the mobility of their herds in response to an extens...

    Authors: Aime-Landry Dongmo, Eric Vall, Mohamadoun Amadou Diallo, Patrick Dugue, Aboubakar Njoya and Jean Lossouarn

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2012 2:26

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  18. Content type: Research

    Conflicts related to livestock raiding are not new phenomena in many pastoral societies in the Horn of Africa. Traditionally, various pastoral communities use raiding as a cultural practice for restocking of h...

    Authors: Janpeter Schilling, Francis EO Opiyo and Jürgen Scheffran

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2012 2:25

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  19. Content type: Research

    Investigating traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) by the scientific approach is a useful way to develop sustainable rangeland management. Numerous trials have been done on plant species compositions and bio...

    Authors: Kaoru Kakinuma and Seiki Takatsuki

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2012 2:23

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  20. Content type: Research

    This paper informs policy over the efficiency of investments on Namibia's rangelands both now and under future expected climate change. It is in this setting that Namibia's pastoralist communities, communal co...

    Authors: Jon I Barnes, James MacGregor and Moira Alberts

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2012 2:22

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  21. Content type: Research

    Grazing can have implications for ecosystem management, biodiversity conservation, human livelihoods and global biogeochemical cycles. Grazers can either depress or promote plant production, with weak or stron...

    Authors: Sumanta Bagchi, Yash V Bhatnagar and Mark E Ritchie

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2012 2:21

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  22. Content type: Research

    Australia’s vast continent is dominated by semi-arid and arid landscapes that have been modified to support the development of an extensive livestock grazing industry. Historically, this development has come a...

    Authors: Fiachra Kearney, Ryan RJ McAllister and Neil D MacLeod

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2012 2:20

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  23. Content type: Research

    East African arid and semi-arid lands are home to many of the world's pastoralists and most spectacular savanna wildlife populations, attracting substantial conservation and tourism revenues. Yet these peoples...

    Authors: Katherine M Homewood, Pippa Chenevix Trench and Daniel Brockington

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2012 2:19

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  24. Content type: Review

    In southern Africa, there are now 10,000 to 14,000 private ranchers that promote wildlife enterprises alone or in some in combination with domestic livestock. An important conservation success, this new bio-ex...

    Authors: Brian A Child, Jessica Musengezi, Gregory D Parent and Graham F T Child

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2012 2:18

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  25. Content type: Research

    Pastoralists have long inhabited vast areas of western China, including the Tibetan Plateau region. Their traditional land use practices and cultural conservation ethic have helped to protect the natural resou...

    Authors: Marc Foggin

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2012 2:17

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  26. Content type: Research

    As with most wild ungulates, guanacos (Lama guanicoe) overlap their range with domestic livestock resulting in a conflict for the use of rangelands between local livelihoods and conservation. This article explore...

    Authors: Gabriela Lichtenstein and Pablo D Carmanchahi

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2012 2:16

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  27. Content type: Research

    Research and practice are increasingly demonstrating the environmental benefits of pastoralism and the opportunity for sustainable development of pastoral communities through a combination of livestock and bio...

    Authors: An MO Notenbaert, Jonathan Davies, Jan De Leeuw, Mohammed Said, Mario Herrero, Pablo Manzano, Michael Waithaka, Abdilahi Aboud and Shadrack Omondi

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2012 2:14

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  28. Content type: Research

    The article assesses the influence of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) on the pastoral farming systems in a National Park within the south west of England and more recent attempts to use innovative and par...

    Authors: Christopher J Short and Janet Dwyer

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2012 2:13

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  29. Content type: Research

    Nature conservation is often seen as incompatible with pastoralism: conserved predators can cause significant harm to livestock, or livestock may conquer space from natural species. Currently, nature conservat...

    Authors: Hannu I Heikkinen, Simo Sarkki and Mark Nuttall

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2012 2:11

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  30. Content type: Review

    Although livestock and wildlife share most of their ranges worldwide, little controlled experimental research has been done on their interactions. Since 1995 we have been manipulating the presence of cattle an...

    Authors: Corinna Riginos, Lauren M Porensky, Kari E Veblen, Wilfred O Odadi, Ryan L Sensenig, Duncan Kimuyu, Felicia Keesing, Marit L Wilkerson and Truman P Young

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2012 2:10

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  31. Content type: Research

    The study aimed to identify the goat milk value chain for the benefit of producers in a desert rangeland of Mexico. Using retrospective analysis, we characterized goat milk and cheese production and commercial...

    Authors: Walter J Gómez-Ruiz, Juan M Pinos-Rodríguez, Juan R Aguirre-Rivera and Juan C García-López

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2012 2:5

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  32. Content type: Short report

    Scholars of pastoralism often refer to changes of pastoral land tenure as ‘encroachment.’ The New Zealand case of pastoral land tenure reform suggests that this is incorrect for several reasons. First it takes...

    Authors: Ann Brower

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2012 2:3

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