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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2008
    Kenya

    Pastoralists traditionally relied on herd mobility to cope with drought. In the pastoral areas of Kajiado,
    Kenya this strategy is now threatened by increased individual land ownership as compared to
    communal access. Drought frequency as related to El-Nino and Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is
    predicated to increase with climate change. The aim of the study was investigate the use of herd
    mobility strategy in the ENSO related 1999/2000 la Nina induced drought under different land tenure

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2008
    Ethiopia, Eastern Africa

    This study was conducted to characterize the traditional milk production and marketing system, and to identify constraints and opportunities for further development. It was conducted in Mieso District of Oromia Regional State, located 300 km east of Addis Ababa and at about 200 km east of Adama. Five rural kebeles, Dire Kalu, Gena, Huse Mendera, Hunde Misoma and Welda Jejeba, that have milk production potential were selected. Farmers/agro-pastoralists from each rural kebele were also selected.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    June, 2008
    Kenya, Africa, Eastern Africa

    A number of studies have begun to show the large impact that pastoralism has on African savanna ecosystems. Here we look at the impact of abandoned settlements on the distribution of the large ungulates of Amboseli, Kenya.

    Monthly dung counts show that all 9 species studied are attracted by settlements for up to a century after abandonment.

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