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  • Know to move, move to know. Ecological knowledge and herd movement strategies among the Wodaabe of Southeastern Niger (En)

    Know to move, move to know. Ecological knowledge and herd movement strategies among the Wodaabe of Southeastern Niger (En)

    The present case study sets out the vital role that local knowledge plays in conserving biodiversity and ecosystems function in semi-arid rangelands. This study describes in detail the activities of the Wodaabe nomads, who strive to promote the prosperity of their herds through pastoral mobility and labour. The latter comprises many tasks such as driving animals to graze, watering animals at wells, feeding them minerals, searching for ...

  • Transhumant grazing systems in temperate Asia (En)

    Transhumant grazing systems in temperate Asia (En)

    Series: FAO Plant Production and Protection SeriesThis book brings together studies by national scientists on traditional transhumant grazing systems, emphasizing grazing management and overall land use. Focus is on two zones in temperate Asia: the Himalaya-Hindu Kush and the colder areas of China, Mongolia and parts of Central Asia. Under prevailing conditions, mobile herding is the only sustainable way the population can make best use

  • Antelopes : global survey and regional action plans, part 4 : North Africa, the Middle East, and Asia

    Antelopes : global survey and regional action plans, part 4 : North Africa, the Middle East, and Asia

    The fourth part in a series of action plan, this publication covers less than one-quarter of the world's antelope species that are found in North Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Herds numbering in the tens of thousands formerly occurred across the steppes and semi-deserts of Eurasia and India, but these have nearly all been reduced to fractions of their earlier size. Populations are fragmented across the region and several species have ...