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Aspects of agro-pastoralism in East Africa

Per BrandstroМ€m

Aspects of agro-pastoralism in East Africa

by Per BrandstroМ€m

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Published by Scandinavian Institute of African Studies in Uppsala .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, East.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Africa, East.,
    • Cattle -- Africa, East.,
    • Sociology, Rural -- Africa, East.,
    • Ethnology -- Africa, East.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 54-60.

      StatementPer Brandström, Jan Hultin, Jan Lindström.
      SeriesResearch report - Scandinavian Institute of African Studies ; no. 51, Research report (Nordiska Afrikainstitutet) ;, no. 51.
      ContributionsHultin, Jan, joint author., Lindström, Jan, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT1 .N64 no. 51, S472.E2 .N64 no. 51
      The Physical Object
      Pagination60 p. :
      Number of Pages60
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4224746M
      ISBN 10917106155X
      LC Control Number80504724

      Egypt and Ethiopia, intimately connected by the Nile, have been in contact since ancient times. Aspects from ancient Egyptian life such as the Papyrus boats are still found on Lake Tana, where the. Agropastoral definition is - of or relating to a practice of agriculture that includes both the growing of crops and the raising of livestock.

        Pastoralism is considered the most economically, culturally, and socially appropriate strategy for maintaining the well-being of communities in dryland landscapes, because it can simultaneously provide secure livelihoods, conserve ecosystem services, promote wildlife conservation and honor cultural values and traditions. At the same time, future agronomic potential and economic . Today, non-Western herding practices range from nomadic pastoralism in Africa, the Near East, and Asia to agro-pastoralism in the Mediterranean, Near East, Africa, and Asia. Diets are highly variable: some populations consume large amounts of animal products, whereas others trade animal products for cereals and sugar, and still others use.

      (Frenken ) in north east Africa, with geographic coordinates: 4° and 22 north and longitudes 22° and 38° E (Zaroug ), and has a special geopoliti-cal location that bridges the Arab world and sub-Saharan Africa: it facilitates trade and human movement between, and is .   Characteristics of nomadic pastoralism. Date Posted: 5/2/ AM. Posted By: Brenda N Membership Level: Silver Total Points: Nomadic pastoralism refers to a traditional economy in which large number of animals are kept by nomadic communities and they move from one place to another place in search of pasture and water.


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Aspects of agro-pastoralism in East Africa by Per BrandstroМ€m Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Brandström, Per. Aspects of agro-pastoralism in East Africa. Uppsala: Scandinavian Institute of African Studies, In many African countries most cattle are kept by sedentary agro-pastoralists and not by nomadic pastoralists.

This report studies the former societies. The role of animal husbandry in both systems is compared. In case studies the specialization and combination of agriculture and animal husbandry within different groups of the population are described and by: Title: Aspects of Agro-Pastoralism in East Africa Author: Per Brandström, Jan Hultin, Jan Lindström Keywords: Agriculture, Eastern Africa, Environmental Damage and Degradation, Land Management, Livestock, Livestock Health, Population Growth, Research Papers & Working Papers, Rural Areas, Traditional Society.

Pastoralism in Sub-Saharan Africa: Know its Advantages, Understand its Challenges, Act for its Sustainability On the global scale, extensive pastoral production accounts for 10% of total meat production (or a billion head of camels, cattle and small animals on all continents)1 and supports some million pastoral households.

Yet, despite the File Size: KB. Brandstroem, Per, Jan Hultin and Jan Lindstroem Aspects of Agro-Pastoralism in East Africa, Research Report no. Uppsala: The Scandinavian Institute of African Studies.

Google ScholarCited by: 2. These sub-topics include the biophysical, agricultural, climatic, governance and socio-economic aspects of the material, social and political environments within which agro-pastoralism is carried out in these regions.

We consider the limitations which have arisen in. Abstract. This chapter explores the transformation of agro-pastoralism in semi-arid Tanzania. As the semi-nomadic way of ‘traditional’ agro-pastoralism became infeasible nowadays, the bulk of rural population resides permanently in densely populated villages, and many villagers have ceased to keep livestock, having come to depend on agriculture, which is highly unstable in a semi Author: Tadasu Tsuruta.

er,changes such as a shift to agro-pastoralism or irrigated agriculture only aggravate the problem by increasing pressure on remaining grazing lands (Spencer ).

However, some pastoralists live in areas where agro-pastoralism is pos-sible. For example, by adopting agriculture, Maasai pastoralists in the Ngorongoro. Conversely, where once Apartheid South Africa was a brutal foil for the romance of East Africa (Cry Freedom, ; A Dry White Season, ), South Africa now serves as a redeemed contrast to the rest of the continent (Red Dust, ; Invictus, ).

Writing from the perspective of long-term engagement with the contexts in which the films are. The subject of food security and land issues in Africa has become one of increased importance and contention over recent years.

In particular, the focus has shifted to the role new Global South donors - in particular India, China and Brazil - are playing in shaping African agriculture through their increased involvement and investment in the continent. Agropastoralism definition is - a way of life or a form of social organization based on the growing of crops and the raising of livestock as the primary means of economic activity.

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. Intro to Cultural Anthro F / Owen: Agriculture, pastoralism, agropastoralism p.

3 − again, usually seasonal − as in having a winter house in a valley and a summer house near high pastures. Previous studies in drylands have shown that while gender roles are becoming more flexible, privatization and formalization of land tenure tends to marginalize women in drylands while environmental degradation leads to differential changes in gender workload.

Chepareria, a ward in West Pokot County, has undergone the above-mentioned tenure and environmental changes and is Cited by: 7. Historically, pastoralism and wildlife conservation must have been compatible in East Africa. But modernisation processes and changes in pastoral populations and land use have altered the patterns of interaction between pastoralists, wildlife and their jointly occupied ecosystems (Galvin et al., ).Cited by: Assessing gender roles in a changing landscape: diversified agro-pastoralism in drylands of West Pokot, Kenya Article (PDF Available) November with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

The British colonial intervention which was crucial for the formation of the Kenyan states is seen in its various aspects: Political, economic and cultural.

And efforts of the Keiyo in agro-pastoralism is critically assessed. This book will appeal to students and Author: JOHN CHANG'ACH. Water, dust, and agro-pastoralism: Modeling socio-ecological co-evolution of landscapes, farming, and human society in southeast Kazakhstan during the mid to late Holocene.

Isaac I.T. Ullah* 1. Methodology Sampling, data collection and analysis. This study was conducted in Mbarali, Chunya and Kilwa districts of Tanzania mainland. Mbarali District was purposively included in this study because it was the area where agro-pastoralists were evicted from.

The form of farming that combines agricultural (growing crops) and pastoralism (rearing livestock). Currently Ben works for KPMG-East Africa– International Development Advisory Service, managing the Strategic Climate Institutions Programme - Adrian Cullis has lived and worked with pastoral communities in Turkana District, Kenya and Karamoja, Uganda.karrayyu: east africa`s cushitic guardians of ancient oromo culture and traditions The Karrayyu are ancient pastoralist Cushitic speaking Oromo ethnic group residing in the Awash Valley, around the volcano of Mount Fentale and the Metehara Plain (Great East African Rift Valley) in.

African Agricultural Systems. Sub-Saharan Africa is a rapidly developing region with a population of about million, with wide ecological, climatic, and cultural diversity (CDKN, ).Africa has six of the ten fastest growing countries’ economies in the world, but as growth in these economies started from a relatively low base, the current rate of economic growth needs to be seen against Cited by: 9.