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  1. 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

    Content type: Research

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  2. 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

    Content type: Research

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  3. 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

    Content type: Research

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  4. 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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  5. 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

    Content type: Research

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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

    Content type: Review

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  9. 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

    Content type: Research

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  10. 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

    Content type: Research

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  11. 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

    Content type: Research

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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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

    Content type: Review

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  15. 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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  16. This study investigates the traditional and local knowledge of Bedouin (Badu) communities in the Badia region of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan with regard to livestock production, medicinal plant use and ran...

    Authors: Raed Al-Tabini, Khalid Al-Khalidi and Mustafa Al-Shudiefat

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2012 2:4

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  17. 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

    Content type: Short report

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  18. It has not been easy to capture landscape level grazing parameters through participatory assessment and monitoring of rangeland quality. Disagreements exist on what indicators to use and how the generated data...

    Authors: Bulle Hallo Dabasso, Gufu Oba and Hassan G Roba

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

    Content type: Research

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  19. Pastoral farming has been a feature of the Greek scene since antiquity. The geomorphology of the area, climatic conditions and the prevailing systems of agricultural production in lowland regions at any given ...

    Authors: Ioannis Hadjigeorgiou

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2011 1:24

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  20. In a book dated 2002, there is a map of the Mediterranean region which identifies areas where seasonal movements of sheep flocks still take place. Turkey figures prominently, but only the western part of the c...

    Authors: Michaël Thevenin

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2011 1:23

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  21. Tibetan herders have lived for centuries in the high grasslands of Central Asia, yet many development programs are currently transforming their lives. One of the main assumptions of government policy, in China...

    Authors: J Marc Foggin and Marion E Torrance-Foggin

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2011 1:21

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  22. Pastoral communities in arid and semi-arid lands (ASALs) of Kenya depend on livestock for their livelihood. However, these ASALs are characterized by temporal and spatial climatic variation, making availabilit...

    Authors: George K Kaimba, Bernard K Njehia and Abdi Y Guliye

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2011 1:18

    Content type: Research

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  23. There is consensus that pastoral mobility is beneficial for both pastoralists and the environment. However, rapid change arising from multiple factors, including landscape fragmentation, sedentarization, and d...

    Authors: David Nkedianye, Jan de Leeuw, Joseph O Ogutu, Mohammed Y Said, Terra L Saidimu, Shem C Kifugo, Dickson S Kaelo and Robin S Reid

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2011 1:17

    Content type: Research

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  24. The Cholistan desert is part of the ancient Hakra River civilization, one of the oldest of the Aryan settlers in the Indian subcontinent. It is one of the largest deserts in Pakistan, inhabited by around 1.2 m...

    Authors: Abdul Raziq, Kerstin de Verdier and Muhammad Younas

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2011 1:3

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