Livestock mobility and animal health policy in southern Africa: the impact of veterinary cordon fences on pastoralists

@article{McGahey2011LivestockMA,
  title={Livestock mobility and animal health policy in southern Africa: the impact of veterinary cordon fences on pastoralists},
  author={Daniel John McGahey},
  journal={Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice},
  year={2011},
  volume={1},
  pages={1-29}
}
Greater understanding of how policies are restricting extensive pastoral production is needed, given the importance of livestock mobility to both social and environmental health in drylands. In southern Africa, communal pastoral rangelands continue to be enclosed and dissected by large-scale barrier fences designed to control livestock diseases and protect lucrative livestock export agreements. This paper looks at how these veterinary cordon fences are changing pastoral systems in Botswana… CONTINUE READING
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