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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1991
    Kenya, Africa, Eastern Africa

    The first chapter gives a brief description of a pastoral production system, as envisaged by the study team and outlines the multi-disciplinary approach of the study, its sampling design and the data collected. Chapters 2 & 3 describe Kenya's biophysical and socio-economic environments, within which the Maasai livestock production system operates. The biophysical environment of the study site is described in detail in Chapter 4. Chapter 5 describes the social organization of the Maasai and how it affects their use of livestock and grazing resources.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1991
    France, Zambia, Afghanistan, Zimbabwe, Australia, Greece, Guinea, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Colombia, Panama, Kenya, Jordan, Philippines, Libya, Italy, Botswana, Netherlands, Argentina, Sudan, Europe, Asia, Africa, Northern America

    Extensive grazing is the predominant form of land use on at least a quarter of the world’s land surface, in which livestock are raised on food that comes mainly from rangelands. Extensive grazing differs from crop or forestry production, in which the produce remains in situ whilst growing. Evaluation for extensive grazing, unlike that for cropping or forestry, must take into account the production of both grazing forage, termed primary production, and the livestock that feed on this forage, termed secondary production.

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