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Living with Uncertainty: New Directions in Pastoral Development in Africa

By: Ian Scoones (Editor)

210 pages, b/w illustrations

Practical Action Publishing

Paperback | Jan 1994 | #37216 | ISBN: 1853392359
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With examples drawn from all over Africa, Living with Uncertainty: New Directions in Pastoral Development in Africa examines the consequences of living with uncertainty for pastoral development planning, range and fodder management, drought responses, livestock marketing, resource tenure, institutional development and pastoral administration.


- Living with uncertainty - new directions for pastoral development in Africa, Ian Scoones
- ecosystem dynamics and economic development in African rangelands, Jim Ellis
- new directions for range management planning in Africa, Gregory Perrier
- forage alternatives from range and field - pastoral forage management and improvement in the African drylands, Wolfgang Bayer and Ann Waters-Bayer
- livestock marketing in pastoral Africa - policies to increase competitiveness, efficiency and flexibility, John Holtzman and Nicolas Kulibaba
- tracking through drought - options for destocking and restocking, Camilla Toulmin
- new directions in rangeland resource tenure and policy, Charles Land and Richard Moorehead
- pastoral organization for uncertain environments, Djeidi Sylla
- dynamic ecological systems and pastoral administration, Jeremy Swift
- new directions for pastoral development in Africa - improving the efficiency of opportunism, Stephen Sandford

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