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Pastoral land is land used by pastoralists and shepherds for grazing livestock.

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Improving tenure security for pastoralists in East Africa
Policy Papers & Briefs
October 2020
Ethiopia
Tanzania

PIM support to work from ILRI and partners contributed to adoption of a woreda (district) participatory land use planning approach in Ethiopia and to expansion of the joint village land use planning approach in Tanzania, resulting in more secure tenure rights for pastoralists in rangeland areas.

Journal Articles & Books
May 2020
Africa
Ethiopia

Pastoralism faces diverse challenges, that include, among others, land tenure insecurity, that has necessitated the need to formalize land rights. Some governments have started regularizing rights for privately owned land, but this is complex to implement in pastoral areas where resources are used and managed collectively.

Reports & Research
March 2020
India

This report titled Land in India: Issues and Debates is part of an initiative under the aegis of India Land & Development Conference (ILDC) which has a long-term objective of bringing out an annual Status of Land in India volume.

FAO
Reports & Research
January 2020
Africa
Niger

Au Niger comme dans tous les pays du Sahel, le pastoralisme fait face à des défis majeurs. La transhumance transfrontalière – pratique séculaire caractérisant le pastoralisme dans toute l’Afrique au sud du Sahara et dont les bienfaits ne sont plus à démontrer – est dangereusement menacée.

Journal Articles & Books
August 2019
Africa
Eastern Africa
Kenya

Livestock-wildlife interactions promote the transmission of a wide range of infectious diseases that constraint livestock production. We used a participatory appraisal approach to find out and rank infectious diseases of concern to pastoralists in a zone of intense wildlife-livestock interaction and another zone with limited interactions.

Journal Articles & Books
June 2019
Tanzania

The growing number of farmer-herder resource conflicts in Tanzania is often presented in official narratives as a product of climate change resulting from increased environmental pressures.

Climate Change, Land and Resource Governance, and Violent Extremism: Spotlight on the African Sahel
Reports & Research
May 2019
Algeria
Sudan
Western Sahara
Eritrea
Ethiopia
South Sudan
Cameroon
Central African Republic
Chad
Burkina Faso
Mali
Mauritania
Niger
Nigeria
Senegal

Tetra Tech’s land tenure and property rights experts examine how weak land and resource governance can fuel drivers of violent extremism. With a focus on the African Sahel, this new issue brief finds this dynamic is especially prevalent when land and resource governance challenges are coupled with environmental disruptions, resource scarcity, or migration.