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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Kangayam grassland in the tropical region of south India has been sustainably managed for over one hundred and fifty years. In a region with meagre rainfall, growing grass is the farmers' main vocation. Betwee...

    Authors: Anil Kumar, S Natarajan, Nagaratna B Biradar and Brij K Trivedi
    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2011 1:7
  7. Sedentarisation efforts have been part of the Chinese policy on the Tibetan grassland since the 1960s. These efforts increased significantly after the introduction of the Opening of the west (Chin: 西部大开发 xibu da ...

    Authors: Jarmila Ptackova
    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2011 1:4
  8. 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
  9. Degraded hillsides in Northern Pakistan are rehabilitated through social forestry campaigns using fast growing exotic trees. These plantations on former scrublands curtail access by livestock owned by landless...

    Authors: Inam-ur-Rahim, Daniel Maselli, Henri Rueff and Urs Wiesmann
    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2011 1:2

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