Farmer First Revisited
Agriculture is an urgent global priority and farmers find themselves in the front line of some of the world's most pressing issues- climate change, globalization and food security. Twenty years ago, the Farmer First workshop held at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, UK, lau...
Living with Uncertainty
The last few years have seen a major rethinking of some of the hallowed assumptions of range ecology and range management practice. This book examines the management of policy implications of this new ecological thinking for pastoral development in dryland areas. With examples drawn from all over Af...
Pastoralism, Uncertainty and Development
Shibaji Bose, Roopa Gogineni, Natasha Maru, Tahira Mohamed, Michele Nori, Linda Pappagallo, Giulia Simula, Masresha Taye, Palden Tsering
In the drylands and mountains where pastoralists live, uncertainty is everywhere. In these settings, negotiating access to resources, navigating volatile markets, making use of varying social relations in times of stress, and responding to conflict and complex political dynamics is essential if live...