Mobility and livestock mortality in communally used pastoral areas: the impact of the 2005-2006 drought on livestock mortality in Maasailand

@inproceedings{Nkedianye2011MobilityAL,
  title={Mobility and livestock mortality in communally used pastoral areas: the impact of the 2005-2006 drought on livestock mortality in Maasailand},
  author={David Ko Nkedianye and Jan de Leeuw and Joseph Ochieng Ogutu and Mohammed Y. Said and Terra L Saidimu and Shem C. Kifugo and Dickson S Kaelo and Robin Spencer Reid},
  year={2011}
}
There is consensus that pastoral mobility is beneficial for both pastoralists and the environment. However, rapid change arising from multiple factors, including landscape fragmentation, sedentarization, and demographic drivers might affect the effectiveness of this pastoral coping strategy in times of drought. We investigate livestock mortality rates following the 2005 drought in four areas in Maasailand: the Maasai Mara, the Kitengela plains, the Amboseli, and the Simanjiro plains. The main… CONTINUE READING
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