Essays about: "Pastoralism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 essays containing the word Pastoralism.

  1. 1. Pokot Young Pastoralists at the Crossroads - Tradition, Modernity and Land Tenure Transformations in East Pokot, Kenya

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Maddalena Cirani; [2020-02-18]
    Keywords : Pastoralism; Youth; ASALs; Africa; East Pokot; Land tenure; Modernity; Tradition;

    Abstract : East Pokot, in North-Western Kenya, falls under the Arid and Semi-Arid Lands(ASALs) of the Sub-Saharan region. Due to the yearly prolonged dry seasons, pastoralismhas traditionally guaranteed the most reliable source of livelihood. READ MORE

  2. 2. Risk, Resilience and Insurance in Sudanese Pastoralism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Alla Safieldin; [2019]
    Keywords : Climate change adaptation; Disaster risk management; Drought; Index-based livestock insurance; Pastoralism; Risk; Resilience; Sudan; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The nomadic pastoralists of the Sahel are often identified as a group at the frontline of global climate change. Their existence in arid and semi-arid regions and their reliance on seasonal rainfall are among the factors that contribute to their vulnerability to drought and climate shocks. READ MORE

  3. 3. Vegetation history and human-environment interactions through the late Holocene in Konar Sandal, Kerman, SE Iran

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för tema

    Author : Karolina Gurjazkaite; [2017]
    Keywords : Agro-pastoralism; Climate Change; Geochemistry; Palynology; pollen analysis; palaeoecology; peat; Konar Sandal; Jiroft; Iran; Middle East; Vegetation history; Environmental history; Saharo-sindian; pseudo-savanna; Archaeology; Jiroft culture;

    Abstract : The Jiroft valley, in southeastern Iran, was an important agricultural centre since the Early Bronze Age (3rd millennium BCE). The valley is characterized by harsh environmental settings: hot climate with poor rainfall. However, more optimal conditions may have prevailed earlier that supported ancient settlements. READ MORE

  4. 4. From Communal to Private: Dynamics of a Changing Land Tenure System in Chepareria, West Pokot County, Kenya

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Laura Saxer; [2014-12-18]
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    Abstract : In the context of the ongoing land use change in pastoral areas in East Africa, new developments and dynamics imply various shifts in pastoralist livelihoods and land management. Previous research has engaged in a polarised debate of private versus communal tenure. READ MORE

  5. 5. Hidden possibilities : Possible uses of hillforts in southern Gwynedd, north-west Wales

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Karolina Saxerbo Sjöberg; [2014]
    Keywords : Hillfort; GIS; hillfort uses; north-western Wales; possibilities; landscape context; isolation; accessibility; architecture; archaeological context;

    Abstract : Only one of the hillforts of southern Gwynedd has been submitted to a small excavation, and the forts in this study are quite forgotten in the larger British hillfort research. This thesis explores the forts’ possible uses through an analysis of their landscape setting, accessibility and view, architecture, internal features and archaeological setting. READ MORE