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Pastoralism in Africa's drylands: reducing risks, addressing vulnerability and enhancing resilience.

Published online: 27 Feb 2019

Published by: Food and Agriculture Organization

Authors: Osman, A. M. K. & Olesambu, E. & Balfroid, C.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The paper analyses factors that undermine the pastoral livelihoods resilience and the implications of these factors for the viability of pastoralism. ...

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Factors influencing natural resource management in pastoral systems: case of Tana River County, Kenya.

Published online: 21 Feb 2018

Authors: Nganga, I. N. & Robinson, L. W.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Tana River County as a semiarid area suffers from water scarcity, amongst other threats to their livelihoods. Communities living in this county practi...

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Strategies for global rangeland stewardship: assessment through the lens of the equilibrium-non-equilibrium debate.

Published online: 29 Dec 2020

Authors: Briske, D. D. & Coppock, D. L. & Illius, A. W. & Fuhlendorf, S. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This Review assesses the adequacy of current stewardship strategies to address the accelerating challenges confronting global rangeland systems. The a...

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Using an ecological understanding of farmland to reconcile nature conservation requirements, EU agriculture policy and world trade agreements.

Published online: 06 Apr 1999

Authors: Bignal, E. M.

Content type: Conference paper; Journal article

The reasons behind the recent trend in the EU for environmental objectives to be incorporated into agriculture policy are reviewed. Environmental paym...

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Maasai pastoralists kill lions in retaliation for depredation of livestock by lions.

Published online: 26 Nov 2020

Authors: Ontiri, E. M. & Odino, M. & Kasanga, A. & Kahumbu, P. & Robinson, W. & Currie, T. & Hodgson, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

A survey ws conducted on 213 Maasai communities from three geographic regions in Kenya to determine whether lion-killing is an indiscriminate act of r...

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The dynamics of natural resources in Somaliland - implications for livestock production.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Pfeifer, C. & Crane, T. A. & Mugunieri, L. & Farah, A. A. & Dubad, A. B. & Mohamed, A. & Isman, A. I. & Ahmed, M. A. & Ibrahim, S. J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Agriculture is the most important sector of Somaliland's economy. In 2012, the sector contributed more than 40% of Somaliland's GDP - with the livesto...

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Effects of grazing by free-ranging cattle on vegetation dynamics in a continental north-west European heathland.

Published online: 28 Jul 2000

Authors: Bokdam, J. & Gleichman, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Abandonment and eutrophication are major threats to traditional pastoral landscapes and their wildlife in Europe. Social and economica developments ha...

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Livestock and their management are key to the future of Africa's wildlife.

Published online: 04 Nov 2020

Authors: Western, D. & Tyrrell, P. & Brehony, P. & Russell, S. & Western, G. & Kamanga, J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Protected areas fall far short of securing the space needed to sustain biodiversity and ecosystem function at a global scale and in the face of climat...

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Reindeer husbandry in peril?-how extractive industries exert multiple pressures on an arctic pastoral ecosystem.

Published online: 25 Oct 2021

Authors: Fohringer, C. & Rosqvist, G. & Inga, N. & Singh, N. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Environmental changes and their consequences on biodiversity are known to have far-reaching effects on the resilience of animal populations and associ...

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Under pressure: how human-wild-captive elephant social-ecological system in Laos is teetering due to global forces and sociocultural changes.

Published online: 28 Oct 2021

Authors: Maurer, G. & Gimenez, O. & Mulot, B. & Lescureux, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Few empirical studies have described social-ecological systems (SESs) in transition. Some studies focused on external drivers that impact the SES and ...

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