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dc.contributorGalaty, J.en
dc.contributorAronson, D.en
dc.contributorSalzman, P.en
dc.contributorChouinarden
dc.contributor.authorAwogbade, M. O.en
dc.coverage.spatialNigeriaen
dc.date.accessioned2016-04-19T18:55:47Zen
dc.date.available2016-04-19T18:55:47Zen
dc.date.issued1980en
dc.identifier1135en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10919/65972en
dc.descriptionMetadata only recorden
dc.description.abstractFactors affecting the pastoral sector in Nigeria are: the increased demand for livestock produce as a result of increased population, drought in the Sahel, the need for government guidelines on management, and the increasing constraints on pastoralists. The challenge is to satisfy the demand without suffering from problems of overgrazing, over intensive cultivation, and ecological disruptions; the official line is that settlement is the only solution. Inadequate information on livestock numbers means that it is impossible to assess the efficiency of range use. The Fulani are the major livestock producers, practicing a transhumance pattern of husbandry, but their obstacles which include fodder and water shortage, lack of means for improved production, and disease risks have led many of them to adopt a sedentary life. This has been accompanied by a breakdown in the symbiotic relationship between the nomadic and sedentary communities; Fulani now often have to pay for grazing their animals on crop residues as the introduction of fertilizers has led cultivators to believe that manure is no longer needed. The establishment of grazing reserves is possible only if production capabilities of renewable resources and the optimal economic use of the potentials in these reserves are linked into one system of interdependent actions; a complete overhaul of the role of goals and strategies for self-sufficiency is needed. -from Blench and Marriage Annotated Bibliographyen
dc.format.mimetypetext/plainen
dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.publisherOttawa, Canada: International Development Research Centre (IDRC)en
dc.relation.ispartofJ. Galaty, D. Aronson, P. Salzman and Chouinard (eds.). 1981. The Future of Pastoral Peoples: Proceedings of a Conference Held in Nairobi, Kenya, 4-8 August 1980, 325333. Ottawa, Canada: International Development Research Centre (IDRC)en
dc.subjectRural developmenten
dc.subjectTranshumanceen
dc.subjectDroughten
dc.subjectCattleen
dc.subjectGrazingen
dc.subjectGovernment policyen
dc.subjectRangelandsen
dc.subjectPastoralismen
dc.subjectRange managementen
dc.subjectLivestocken
dc.subjectNigeriaen
dc.subjectPopulation increaseen
dc.subjectSahelen
dc.subjectGovernment managementen
dc.subjectGrazing reservesen
dc.subjectProduction possibilitiesen
dc.subjectFarm/Enterprise Scaleen
dc.titleLivestock development and range use in Nigeriaen
dc.typeAbstracten
dc.contributor.departmentSustainable Agriculture and Natural Resource Management (SANREM) Knowledgebaseen
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