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Wildlife and Pastoralism

Dr Maryam Niamir-Fuller

  1. Content type: Research

    In order to investigate the practices of goat breeding and establish a classification of goat herds, a survey was conducted with 106 goat breeders in the semi-arid region of Laghouat. Two indigenous breeds wer...

    Authors: Mourad Laouadi, Safia Tennah, Nacereddine Kafidi, Nicolas Antoine-Moussiaux and Nassim Moula

    Citation: Pastoralism 2018 8:24

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  2. Content type: Research

    The relationship between humans and wolves is often associated with conflicts strongly linked with livestock breeding activities. However, as conflicts are often more intense than expected considering the magn...

    Authors: Nicolas Lescureux and D John C Linnell

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2013 3:4

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  3. Content type: Research

    This paper informs policy over the efficiency of investments on Namibia's rangelands both now and under future expected climate change. It is in this setting that Namibia's pastoralist communities, communal co...

    Authors: Jon I Barnes, James MacGregor and Moira Alberts

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2012 2:22

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  4. Content type: Research

    Grazing can have implications for ecosystem management, biodiversity conservation, human livelihoods and global biogeochemical cycles. Grazers can either depress or promote plant production, with weak or stron...

    Authors: Sumanta Bagchi, Yash V Bhatnagar and Mark E Ritchie

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2012 2:21

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  5. Content type: Research

    Australia’s vast continent is dominated by semi-arid and arid landscapes that have been modified to support the development of an extensive livestock grazing industry. Historically, this development has come a...

    Authors: Fiachra Kearney, Ryan RJ McAllister and Neil D MacLeod

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2012 2:20

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  6. Content type: Research

    East African arid and semi-arid lands are home to many of the world's pastoralists and most spectacular savanna wildlife populations, attracting substantial conservation and tourism revenues. Yet these peoples...

    Authors: Katherine M Homewood, Pippa Chenevix Trench and Daniel Brockington

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2012 2:19

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  7. Content type: Review

    In southern Africa, there are now 10,000 to 14,000 private ranchers that promote wildlife enterprises alone or in some in combination with domestic livestock. An important conservation success, this new bio-ex...

    Authors: Brian A Child, Jessica Musengezi, Gregory D Parent and Graham F T Child

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2012 2:18

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  8. Content type: Research

    Pastoralists have long inhabited vast areas of western China, including the Tibetan Plateau region. Their traditional land use practices and cultural conservation ethic have helped to protect the natural resou...

    Authors: Marc Foggin

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2012 2:17

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  9. Content type: Research

    As with most wild ungulates, guanacos (Lama guanicoe) overlap their range with domestic livestock resulting in a conflict for the use of rangelands between local livelihoods and conservation. This article explore...

    Authors: Gabriela Lichtenstein and Pablo D Carmanchahi

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2012 2:16

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  10. Content type: Research

    Research and practice are increasingly demonstrating the environmental benefits of pastoralism and the opportunity for sustainable development of pastoral communities through a combination of livestock and bio...

    Authors: An MO Notenbaert, Jonathan Davies, Jan De Leeuw, Mohammed Said, Mario Herrero, Pablo Manzano, Michael Waithaka, Abdilahi Aboud and Shadrack Omondi

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2012 2:14

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  11. Content type: Research

    The article assesses the influence of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) on the pastoral farming systems in a National Park within the south west of England and more recent attempts to use innovative and par...

    Authors: Christopher J Short and Janet Dwyer

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2012 2:13

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  12. Content type: Research

    Nature conservation is often seen as incompatible with pastoralism: conserved predators can cause significant harm to livestock, or livestock may conquer space from natural species. Currently, nature conservat...

    Authors: Hannu I Heikkinen, Simo Sarkki and Mark Nuttall

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2012 2:11

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  13. Content type: Review

    Although livestock and wildlife share most of their ranges worldwide, little controlled experimental research has been done on their interactions. Since 1995 we have been manipulating the presence of cattle an...

    Authors: Corinna Riginos, Lauren M Porensky, Kari E Veblen, Wilfred O Odadi, Ryan L Sensenig, Duncan Kimuyu, Felicia Keesing, Marit L Wilkerson and Truman P Young

    Citation: Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 2012 2:10

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