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.
Dynamic Carrying Capacity Analysis As Tool for Conceptualising and Planning Range Management Improvements, with A Case Study From India
The paper begins with a literature review of the basic theories which underpin range science. Two major approaches for determining carrying capacity (CC) are described, animal or plant oriented.
This "political economy" model of the commons is put to the test by applying it to the analysis of grazing management schemes in the Communal Lands of Zimbabwe.
This paper investigates pastoralists rangeland management in sub-Saharan Africa.
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.