Pastoral livestock production is crucial to the livelihoods and the economy of Africa’s semiarid regions. It developed 7,000 years ago in response to long-tern climate change. It spread throughout Northern Africa as an adaptation to the rapidly changing and increasingly unpredictable arid climate. It is practiced in an area representing 43% of Africa’s land mass in the different regions of Africa, and in some regions it represents the dominant livelihoods system.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksOctober, 2018Algeria, Egypt, Benin, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Niger, Eritrea, Libya, Somalia, Cameroon, Senegal, Chad, Burkina Faso, Mauritania, Mali, Djibouti, Kenya, Morocco, Tunisia, South Sudan, Sudan, Africa
Library ResourceJanuary, 2014Kenya, Ethiopia, Somalia
This study represents an initial attempt to assess patterns of displacement related to droughts in selected countries of the Horn of Africa, specifically the border regions of Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 2012Eastern Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Africa, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Kenya, Somalia
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