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Maasailand Ecology: Pastoralist Development and Wildlife Conservation in Ngorongoro, Tanzania
1. Management problems and applied ecology in Ngorongoro Conservation Area 2. Ngorongoro Conservation Area 3. Maasai of Ngorongoro 4. History, politics and perceptions in Ngorongoro 5.Expand
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Long-term changes in Serengeti-Mara wildebeest and land cover: Pastoralism, population, or policies?
Declines in habitat and wildlife in semiarid African savannas are widely reported and commonly attributed to agropastoral population growth, livestock impacts, and subsistence cultivation. However,Expand
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Entrepreneurs, Elites, and Exclusion in Maasailand: Trends in Wildlife Conservation and Pastoralist Development
Maasai pastoralists in Kenya are rapidly diversifying. Maasai may now derive their main livelihoods (and sometimes considerable income) from farming, wildlife tourism, and/or the leasing of land forExpand
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Ecology of African pastoralist societies
Introduction Origins & emergence of pastoralism in Africa Pastoralist environments, constraints & strategies Contemporary pastoralist systems Pastoral livelihoods & the pastoral economy Biology ofExpand
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A history of change: causes of miombo woodland decline in a protected area in Malawi
1. Tropical dry woodlands are thought to be declining as a result of human activity. Aerial photograph analysis showed measurable conversion of closed canopy miombo* to sparse woodland in Lake MalawiExpand
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The value of bushmeat and other wild foods to rural households living in extreme poverty in Democratic Republic of Congo
Abstract We examine the relationship between poverty and the use of wild foods, namely bushmeat, fish and wild plants, within a Congolese agricultural community. A sample of 121 households wereExpand
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Less is more: the potential of qualitative approaches in conservation research
Conservation researchers are aware of the need to work with social sciences to manage human–wildlife interactions for better conservation outcomes, but extending natural science research approachesExpand
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Policy, environment and development in African rangelands
Abstract Environmental policies in African rangelands affect development and welfare as well as environmental measures. Biodiversity is widely perceived as declining, and environments as undergoingExpand
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Staying Maasai? Livelihoods, conservation and development in East African rangelands
Family Portraits - Mara.- Changing Land Use, Livelihoods and Wildlife Conservation in Maasailand.- Methods in the Analysis of Maasai Livelihoods.- Maasai Mara - Land Privatization and WildlifeExpand
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Livestock health and socio-economic impacts of a veterinary intervention in Maasailand: Infection-and-treatment vaccine against East Coast fever
Abstract In arid and semi-arid rangelands of sub-Saharan Africa, livestock are a central component of rural livelihoods and national economies, but their production is constrained by drought andExpand
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