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LAP Lambert Academic Publishing (2020)

Adoptions of Camel Pastoralism and Dynamic Forces among Borana

Roba Jiso Wako

Titre : Adoptions of Camel Pastoralism and Dynamic Forces among Borana

Auteurs  : Roba Jiso Wako
Publisher  : LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
Date de parution : 2020-08-10
Pages : 80

Présentation
The study was conducted in the Yabello District of Borana Zone in southern Ethiopia, to assess the driving forces that influencing the adoption of camel pastoralism. This study employed various data collection techniques such as household survey, qualitative methods including key informants interview, focus group discussions and observation to get in-depth insight to find out the driving forces to the adoption of camel pastoralism. The descriptions analysis showed that increasing mortality of cattle due to frequent droughts, expansions of bush plants, market availability, improved community awareness about the values of camel production, availability of natural mineral salt, low dangers of predators, and economic values of camels were opportunities for promotions of camel pastoralism. It was also revealed that poor veterinary services, low management skills, risk of disease outbreak, lack of labour force, and shortage of browsing land are the major hindrance factors for promotions of camel pastoralism in the study area. The findings of the study revealed more rigorous research is required on vegetation dynamics

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