Rangelands throughout sub-Saharan Africa are currently undergoing two major pressures: climate change (through altered rainfall and seasonality patterns) and habitat fragmentation (brought by land use change driven by land demand for agriculture and conservation). Here we explore these dimensions, investigating the impact of land use change decisions, by pastoralists in southern Kenya rangelands, on human well-being and animal densities using an agent-based model.
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Library ResourcePeer-reviewed publicationJune, 2018Kenya, Eastern Africa
Library ResourceReports & ResearchFebruary, 2018
Library ResourceLegislationJanuary, 1997Kyrgyzstan
The relations in the sphere of the rights to use pastures on the territory of the Kyrghyz Republic shall be regulated by this Law, the Forest, Water and Land Codes, laws on lease and lease relations, protection of the nature, flora and fauna, atmospheric air and other legislation of the Kyrghyz Republic. The subjects for the utilization of pastures shall be juridical and natural persons. The objects shall be certain areas of pastures. The pasture areas shall have locations and boundaries both on the map and on the ground.
Library ResourceRegulationsNovember, 2013Turkey
This Regulation amends Article 7 concerning the rental of pasture lands and Article 8 concerning changes in the purpose of the allocation of pasture lands, of the Regulation on pastures dated 1998. The Regulation adds a new paragraph to the Article 8 regarding environmental impact assessment. The Regulation further makes minor changes in Article 13 and 19.
Amends: Regulation on pastures. (1998-07-31)
Library ResourceRegulationsJanuary, 2003
Le présent règlement détermine les mesures de la transhumance entre les Etats Membres de la CEDEAO.
Library ResourceLegislationJune, 2016Ivory Coast
La présente loi, composée de 35 articles repartis en sept (7) chapitres, définit les principes généraux et les règles en matière de transhumance et de déplacement du bétail.
Library ResourceLegislationMay, 2016Albania
This Law 49/2016 amends articles 5, 7, 14, 24, 26, 29 and 31 of Law 9693 of 2007. The amendments concern the ownership of the pasture fund now divided into a) the state pasture fund consisting of the pasture and lawns owned by the municipality managing their territory; and b) the private pasture fund consisting of the pasture and lawns in private property.The line ministry is the responsible authority for the protection and administration of the pasture fund in the protected areas.
Library ResourceApril, 2016Morocco
La présente loi fixe les principes et les règles générales régissant l’aménagement et la gestion des espaces pastoraux et sylvo pastoraux, l’utilisation et le développement des ressources pastorales, la transhumance pastorale et la mobilité des troupeaux.
Library ResourceLegislationFebruary, 2017Kazakhstan
This Law regulates social relations related to rational management of pastures and is aimed at improvement the state and infrastructure thereof with a view of prevention of degradation of pastures. Pastures shall be classified as arid pastures, rotation (high-productive) pastures and seasonal pastures destined for seasonal grazing and transhumance. Legal status of pastures shall be determined in accordance with appurtenance thereof.
Library ResourceLegislationFebruary, 2003Austria
The present Law lays down provisions relating to the right of wood and pasture exploitation in the Region of Carinthia. The text consists of 63 articles divided into 9 chapters as follows: General provisions (I); New regulation and regulation of traditional rights (II); Transfer of exploitation rights (III); Safeguard of rights of use (IV); Basic rights of wood cutting in case of need (V); Special field services (VI); Authorities and proceedings (VII); Penalties (VIII).
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