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Arid waste ? Reassessing the value of dryland pastoralism

Series : IIED Briefing Papers

- Arid waste ? Reassessing the value of dryland pastoralism

- Ced Hesse, James MacGregor

- Published : Jun 2009 Series : IIED Briefing Papers

  • East Africa harbours a huge hidden asset : its millions-strong herds of dryland livestock managed by pastoralists. Governments in the region see pastoralism as archaic and economically inefficient.
  • This briefing reveals a very different picture. Capturing pastoralism’s total economic value shows its immense potential to reduce poverty, manage the environment, promote sustainable development and build climate resilience.

- Présentation document

- Document en texte integral

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