This article investigates the encroachment on pastoralist grazing land in Sudan (as a result of the mechanised farming in the Sudan).
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Library ResourceJanuary, 1988Sudan, Sub-Saharan Africa
Library ResourceJanuary, 1988Kenya, Somalia, Sub-Saharan Africa
This article discusses the enclosure of rangelands and registration of exclusive rights to grazing by individuals or groups of pastoralists. This trend has been increasing greatly over the last twenty years. This occurs because:it is encouraged by governments, planners and multi-lateral donor agencies in an attempt to 'rationalise'the use of rangelands.
Library ResourceJanuary, 1987Botswana, Sub-Saharan Africa
This article discusses the zoning of 'Communual Areas' on tribal grazing land in Botswana, in which communities retain collective land rights.From the experience gained during six years of attempting to establish and operate communal grazing cells a number of conclusions can be drawn in relation to co-operative action and development project approaches and in the communal areas of Botswanahe communal grazing cell scheme was badly designed.
Library ResourceJanuary, 1987Sub-Saharan Africa
This article synthesises findings on various topics relating to drought strategies and land use in African pastoral systems. These include:an exploration of the ecology of african rangelandsan investigation into pastoral strategies for mitigation of droughta look at the importance of opportunistic behavior and mobility as a strategy for pastoralistsan exploration of the factors contributing to a gradual breakdown of nomadism.