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Pastoralism in tropical Africa =

International African Seminar (13th 1972 Niamey, Niger)

Pastoralism in tropical Africa =

Les sociétés pastorales en Afrique tropicale : studies presented and discussed at the XIIIth International African Seminar, Niamey, December 1972

by International African Seminar (13th 1972 Niamey, Niger)

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Published by Published for the International African Institute by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Nomads -- Africa -- Congresses,
    • Ethnology -- Africa -- Congresses,
    • Africa -- Social conditions -- 1960- -- Congresses,
    • Africa -- Economic conditions -- Congresses

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesSociétés pastorales en Afrique tropicale.
      Statementedited with an introd. by Théodore Monod.
      ContributionsMonod, Théodore, 1902-, International African Institute.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN645 .I57 1972
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 502 p. :
      Number of Pages502
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4926684M
      ISBN 100197241964
      LC Control Number76353121

      The purpose of this thesis is to investigate adaptations to a highly unpredictable bio-physical and socio-economic environment of African nomadic pastoral utilization systems in the past, the present, and the future. This is done with respect to. Pastoralism and Climate Change in East Africa provides systematic and robust empirical investigations on the impact of climate change on pastoral production systems, as well as participating in the ongoing debate over the efficacy of traditional pastoralism. This book is an initial product of the Project Building Knowledge to Support Climate Change Adaptation for Pastoralist Communities in.

      Throughout the world, we provide scientific and professional communities with superior specialist information – produced by authors and colleagues across cultures in a nurtured collegial atmosphere of which we are justifiably proud. We foster communication among our customers – researchers, students and professionals – enabling them to work more efficiently, thereby advancing knowledge. “ Ecology of African Pastoralist Societies is an expansive discussion of the ecology, history, and anthropology of pastoralism in Africa. Wide reference is made to ecology, demographics, history, anthropology, archaeology, ethnography, nutrition, entomology, veterinary medicine, and other subjects.

      challenges for pastoralists in the Horn of Africa. Without significant support, levels of poverty, vulnerability and destitution will rise due to the effects of marginalisation, recurrent drought and floods, conflict and livestock epidemics. Pastoralism and climate change. Pastoralism and climate change. of pastoral communities’. More than 20 million people live as nomadic pastoralists in the Horn of Africa. Pastoralism is a form of animal husbandry that is ideally suited to the dry, desert-like climate and has proved its worth in these areas for centuries. However, this traditional mode of life is becoming increasingly endangered by a wide range of developments.


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This book presents an historical account of the development of pastoralism in Africa and its adaptation to the open grasslands which cover large parts of the continent. Since pastoralism has been a successful adaptation for thousands of years, the question arises as to why Africa's herdsmen are now under pressure.

A number of severe droughts blighted Africa in the s and by: They are also linked to the expansion of cattle pastoralism (Martínez Sánchez et al. ; Smith ) as an adaption to the drier conditions at the end of the African Humid Period (Manning and. Pastoralism had its first appearance in East Africa 3- c.

BP, while pastoral utilisation systems can be detected from about BP in southern Africa. It is argued that when range and water are abundant, competition mainly concerns the high productivity. Scope and justification for a pan-African pastoral policy 9 a) Scope 9 b) Justification 9 Objectives of the Policy Framework for Pastoralism in Africa 10 2.

African Pastoralism in Context 12 Conceptualizing pastoralism in Africa 12 Geographical and ecological context 12 Mediterranean and Saharan zone 13Missing: book.

policy directives for pastoral development in much of East Africa. These are failures of governance. Building the capacities of both pastoral commu-nities and their advocates to challenge these in-grained perceptions is an essential pre-requisite for the greater participation of pastoralists in national and local decision-making processes.

Pastoralism is the ancient method of subsistence farming that substantially relies on the raising and tending of domestic animals. Pastoralism takes place or has taken place in most parts of the world, in climates that range from arid desert to arctic tundra.

Pastoralism in Africa focuses on the emergence, diversity, and inherent dynamics of pastoralism in Africa based on research during a twelve-year period on the southwest and northeast regions.

Unraveling the complex prehistory, history, and contemporary political ecology of African pastoralism, results in insight into the ingenuity and.

Pastoralism was generally practiced first, and such is the case in Africa. Pastoralism spread throughout Africa from the north, and when the Sahara began to dry and expand, pastoralists pushed. Book Description: Pastoralism has shaped livelihoods and landscapes on the African continent for millennia.

Mobile livestock husbandry has generally been portrayed as an economic strategy that successfully met the challenges of low biomass productivity and environmental variability in arid and semi-arid environments.

Pastoralists in the Modern World Class 9 Notes Social Science History Chapter 5. Pastoralism has been important in societies like India and Africa for years.

Pastoralism is a way of keeping animals such as cattle, sheep, that involves moving from one place to. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Reviews 'In the African Union released the first continent-wide policy framework to support pastoralism and pastoralist areas in Africa. The policy draws on a central argument of this new book, being that innovative and dynamic changes are occurring in pastoralist areas in response to increasing livestock marketing opportunities, domestically, regionally and internationally, and these.

Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice investigates extensive livestock production systems throughout the world from a variety of disciplinary perspectives across the biophysical, social and economic sciences.

The journal publishes research, reviews, reports and commentaries that influence public policy on the rangelands and livestock on which pastoralists rely for their livelihoods. the Horn of Africa. Both of these phenomena have strong relevance for African pastoralism because many climate‐change models show strong impacts in arid and semiarid rangelands (for example, Thornton et al.

) and recent humanitarian events have centered on pastoral. Pastoralism in tropical Africa = Les sociétés pastorales en Afrique tropicale: studies presented and discussed at the XIIIth International African Seminar, Niamey, December Author: Théodore Monod ; International African Institute.

African pastoralism is distinctive from that of Southwest Asia, focusing on dairy production with cattle, sheep, and goats. The latter were domesticated in Southwest Asia and introduced, but debate continues on whether indigenous African aurochs contributed genes to African domestic cattle.

Pastoralism emerged in what was then a grassy Sahara and shifted south with the mid. Pastoralism studies have historically been dominated by anthropologists, and the initial focus was probably East African pastoralists. At any rate, the accessibility of East African pastoralists, combined with the colonial authorities’ perception of the importance of their herds, led.

Introduction. Pastoralism is a livelihood pursued by more than 20 million Africans across about 50 percent of the continent’s total area. In drier parts of the continent pastoralists concentrate mainly on camels and goats, but, in higher rainfall lands, they focus on cattle, sheep, and goats.

The first archaeological evidence of livestock domestication on the continent can be traced to betw. The genetic history of African cattle pastoralism is controversial and poorly understood.

We reveal the genetic signatures of its origins, secondary movements, and differentiation through the study of 15 microsatellite loci in 50 indigenous cattle breeds spanning the present cattle distribution in Africa. The earliest cattle originated within the African continent, but Near East and European.