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Market dependence of pastoralists in Kenya and Israel

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Pastoral systems -- Economic aspects -- Kenya, Pastoral systems -- Economic aspects -- Israel -- Negev, Herders -- Kenya -- Economic conditions, Herders -- Israel -- Negev -- Economic conditions, Bedouins -- Israel -- Negev -- Economic conditions, Somalis -- Kenya -- Economic conditions, Masai (African people) -- Kenya -- Economic condi

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Kenya., Israel, Negev., Kenya,

StatementA.A. Degen ... [et al.].
SeriesNIRP research for policy series,, 8
ContributionsDegen, A. Allan, 1946-
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LC ClassificationsSF140.P38 M37 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination82 p. :
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Open LibraryOL3659686M
ISBN 109068326694
LC Control Number2002524703
OCLC/WorldCa49516350

Title: Market dependence of pastoralists in Kenya and Israel: Publication Type: Book: Year of Publication: Authors: A. Degen, A. Nonow, F. Zaal, D. Otieno, and. Market dependence of pastoralists in Kenya and Israel A Allan Degen NIRP research for policy series, 8.

Pastoral systems -- Economic aspects -- Kenya. Market Dependence of Pastoralists in Kenya and Israel () Pagina-navigatie: Main; Save publication. Save as MODS; Export to Mendeley; Save as EndNote; Export to RefWorks; Title: Market Dependence of Pastoralists in Kenya and Israel: Series: NIRP Research for Policy Series Date issued: Access: Restricted Access: Reference(s Cited by: The future of pastoralists in East Africa is seriously threatened and policies and measures are needed to strengthen thé pastoral économies and to secure their existence.

In Kenya, thé Government has embarked on a policy of integrated development of arid and semi-arid lands. The issue of food security. Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link) ; http://dare.

Market dependence of pastoralists in Kenya and Israel By A. Degen, A. Nonow, F. Zaal, D. Otieno and J.C. Hoorweg Topics: Kenya, Israel, markets, pastoralism. Based on over twenty-five years of research and fieldwork, the Second Edition of Ariaal Pastoralists of Kenya: Studying Pastoralism, Drought, and Development in Africa's Arid Lands, offers a highly readable and often humorous ethnographic description of the Maasai-speaking society of East Africa.

This unique text details the story of how one society of livestock herders in northern Kenya has Cited by: 4. Protect pastoralists' rights to tap into Horn of Africa's economic potential A new book, Pastoralism and involvement and innovations in the emerging market opportunities," writes Mahmoud.

Pastoralism, policies and practice in the Horn and East Africa Areview of current trends hpg Synthesis Paper Humanitarian Policy Group April This publication was funded by the European Commission under ECHO, the Humanitarian Aid department.

Overseas Development Institute Westminster Bridge Road London SE1 7JD United Kingdom Tel. +44 (0. The value of pastoralism practiced in Kenya is not well appreciated, even though it is said to be enormous.

The available statistics tend to underestimate this value from the point of view of its contribution to the local and national economies, due to the inadequacy of data and application of inappropriate valuation methodologies.

This study analysed the contribution of pastoralism to Kenya Author: Dickson M. Nyariki, Dorothy A. Amwata. Based on over twenty-five years of research and fieldwork, the Second Edition of "Ariaal Pastoralists of Kenya: Studying Pastoralism, Drought, and Development in Africa's Arid Lands, " offers a highly readable and often humorous ethnographic description of the Maasai-speaking society of East Africa/5.

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The Kenya Pastoralists’ Week (KPW) is a multi-stakeholder partnership project held annually since This event brings together different stakeholders drawn from individual pastoralists, pastoralists’ associations, government, private sector, academia and mainstream civil society.

Each year about people grace the event. NAIROBI, 16 May (IRIN) - Pastoralism is often regarded as an antiquated practice ill-suited to the modern economy, yet trade between pastoral communities in Africa.

Table 7 Dependency ratios in pastoralist-dominated districts in Kenya 17 Table 8 Ethiopia: urban and rural population in pastoralist regions, –08 18 Table 9 Social services in North Eastern Province vs. national average, Kenya, 19File Size: KB. The pastoralist community of northern Kenya has been ravaged by both droughts and floods.

In the past years, Kenya recorded 28 major droughts, four of which occurred in the last ten years. These droughts have had a devastating impact on people’s lives and livelihoods. pastoralists who are relatively wealthy and still able to profitably engage in pastoralism, in recent years an increasing number of pastoralist groups across the HoA have been confronted with a series of livelihoods shocks and have suffered from the progressive.

Investment in pastoralists could help combat east Africa food crisis In Kenya, the pastoral livestock sector is estimated at $m. The best.

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In Kenya this process has become increasingly apparent since independence, as pastoralism has become dominated by a town-based elite (see Dahl, a; Little,a and b; Ensminger, ). In this article I trace the origins of a new kind of pastoralism in northern Kenya, and argue that poverty and dependence is becoming a permanent way Cited by:   In addition to pastoralist peoples, Northern Kenya is home to multiple hunter-gatherer and fisher folk communities like the El Molo, a threatened culture whose numbers are estimated to be below 1, people.

The Christensen Fund and Kivulini Trust are supporting the El Molo’s efforts to revitalize their language and culture. Ariaal Pastoralists of Kenya: Studying Pastoralism, Drought, and Development in Africa’s Arid Lands, Second Edition, Elliot Fratkin Order No.

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There is consensus that pastoral mobility is beneficial for both pastoralists and the environment. However, rapid change arising from multiple factors, including landscape fragmentation, sedentarization, and demographic drivers might affect the effectiveness of this pastoral coping strategy in times of drought.

We investigate livestock mortality rates following the drought in four areas Cited by: AFAR, October 6, – Pastoralism is a way of life for 12 million e they are located in the remotest and most inaccessible areas of the country, pastoralist communities have historically been economically and socially marginalized and underserved in terms of basic social services and economic infrastructure.

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.

Pastoralist areas of Kenya are also lagging well behind the rest of the country (McPeak et al., ). The good news is that things are improving.

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The good news is that things are improving. Our calculations from the ERSS data suggest that 50–70% of Afar and Somali pastoralist and agro-pastoralist households see both primary and secondary Cited by: Pastoral Societies Chapter 5.

PASTORAL SOCIETIES Wealth and status in pastoral societies are typically dependent on the size of one’s herd. Attempts are made to maximize herd size in the face of a rather uncertain environ- flow of meat, milk, and fiber production into a market economy.

This difference in outlookFile Size: KB. Market Dependence of Pastoralists in Kenya and Israel Nirp Part 8 (NIRP Research for Policy) by Nunow Et Al, A. Allan Degen, D. Throughout Subsaharan Africa, traditional pastoral societies are experiencing great change as ecological limitations intensify and national demands for livestock products expand.

In light of these pressures, the transition of pastoralists from a principally subsistence way of life to greater involvement in market economies seems by:   The remote arid and semi-arid Lands of Northern Kenya are dominated by pastoralist livestock production and are constantly threatened by prolonged droughts.

Destocking, restocking and moving their herd to grazing areas are a key coping strategy for herders. Yet in times of stress, herders often find themselves selling stock at low prices. The challenge of accessing information serves is a.

PASTORAL MOVEMENTS AND MOVEMENTS IN PASTORALISM: SHIFTING TRADITIONS AND INSTITUTIONS OF MODERN MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES IN LAIKIPIA, KENYA by Kayla Marie Yurco A project submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science (Natural Resources and Environment) at the University of Michigan August Cited by: 2.

Pastoralism is a form of animal husbandry, historically by nomadic people who moved with their species involved include various herding livestock, including cattle, camels, goats, yaks, llamas, reindeer, horses and sheep.

Pastoralism is found in many variations throughout the world, generally where environmental characteristics such as aridity, poor soils, cold or hot temperature.Pastoralism contributes to food security and nutrition in the dry zones of countries such as Djibouti, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Tanzania, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan and Uganda.

It offers direct support to an estimated 20 million people, accounting for 90% of the meat produced in East Africa and 80% of the total milk produced in Ethiopia.Pastoralists and livelihoods: A case study from northern Afar, Ethiopia Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Arid Environments – April with 6, Reads How we measure 'reads'.