The Pastoral Development Network represents a world-wide network of researchers, administrators and extension personnel interested in the issues of pastoralism and rangelands. Between 1976 and 1996 the PDN was managed by ODI and published regular mailings including newsletters and a wide ranging series of papers on pastoralism and related issues. There were also a number of other related publications.
The changes which are taking place in the semi-nomadic bedouin flocks' feeding and migration patterns, and the historical reasons for these changes, will be the topic of this paper.
From Subsistence to Specialised Commodity Production: Commercialisation and Pastoral Dairying in Africa
In this review we explore how pastoral dairying has changed as a consequence of commercialisation, defined as the total or partial shift in production goals from meeting subsistence needs to producing for the market.
This paper discusses some of the reasons for decades of development failures in the pastoral area of Turkana District, Kenya.
This paper employs an historical analysis to consider some of the consequences of conflicting resource use and political friction on resource exploitation within and outside Turkana District during this century.
This paper investigates pastoralists rangeland management in sub-Saharan Africa.