The governance of rangelands : collective action for sustainable pastoralism

@inproceedings{Davies2014TheGO,
  title={The governance of rangelands : collective action for sustainable pastoralism},
  author={Jonathan S. Davies and Pedro M. Herrera and Pablo Manzano Baena},
  year={2014}
}
Rangelands are large natural landscapes that can include grasslands, shrublands, savannahs and woodlands. They are greatly influenced by, and often dependent on, the action of herbivores. In the majority of rangelands the dominant herbivores are found in domestic herds that are managed by mobile pastoralists. Most pastoralists manage their rangelands communally, benefitting from the greater flexibility and seasonal resource access that common property regimes can offer. As this book shows, this… 
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