Investing in Pastoralism

Investing in Pastoralism

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World Bank Technical Paper No. 365.The World Bank has been supporting range livestock development since the 1960s, gaining experience that currently contributes to best practices in natural resource management (NRM) in pastoral areas. This report focuses on NRM in the arid rangelands used by pastoralists in Africa and the Middle East, offering guidelines for development. An introductory chapter on the nature of NRM is followed by advice on preparing for project intervention and by guidelines for specific project components. A concluding chapter considers the broader implications for international agencies, particularly the World Bank. Eight annexes provide additional background information and advice, as well as a user guide for practitioners.Enquiries are by observation and interview: Direct observation is an essential first step for outsiders to learn something of local livestock management ... Venn diagrams (institutional maps) explore the relative importance of services 129 XXVI.

Title:Investing in Pastoralism
Author:David John Pratt, François Le Gall, C. de Haan
Publisher:World Bank Publications - 1997-01-01


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