Essays about: "pastoralism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 essays containing the word pastoralism.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Framtidsutsikter för pastoralism på Kenyanska betesmarker

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Zebastian Cederblad; [2019]
    Keywords : Kenya; ; kenyanska betesmarker; pastoralism; zebu; boskap; landfragmentering; klimatförändringar;

    Abstract : Pastoralism är ett system där majoriteten av en individs inkomst och mat kommer från boskapsdjur. Boskapsdjurens huvudsakliga matkälla är naturligt växande bete. Pastoralism kan delas in i tre huvudtyper; nomadisk, transhuman och stillasittande. I Kenya finns variationer av alla tre. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gnuer kontra tamboskap : konflikten mellan gnuer och traditionell hållning av tamboskap i östra Afrika

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Amelia Åkesson; [2019]
    Keywords : gnu; pastoralism; boskap; samexistens; konkurrens; elakartad katarralfeber;

    Abstract : Samexistens mellan vilda och tama djur fungerar inte alltid smärtfritt. Pastoralister, vars djurhållning bygger på att gå med djuren dit bete finns, så kallad frigående betesdrift, påverkas i stor grad av det vilda djurlivet. Ett stort problem för pastoralister i vissa områden i Afrika är gnuer. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Breeding and herd structure in livestockbased agropastoralism systems in Chepareria, West Pokot, Kenya

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Breeding and Genetics

    Author : Freja Engström; [2016]
    Keywords : breeding strategy; herd structure; crossbreeding; animal production; livestock-based; agro-pastoralism; Chepareria; West Pokot; Kenya;

    Abstract : The development towards a sustainable agro-pastoralism started late in Chepareria Division, Kenya, but is today moving fast. The livestock-based agro-pastoralists widely apply crossbreeding with imported exotic breeds for rapid performance improvements. READ MORE