Property rights, risk, and livestock development in Africa: Issues and a project approach

dc.contributor.authorSwallow, Brent M.en
dc.contributor.authorMcCarthy, N.en
dc.contributor.departmentSustainable Agriculture and Natural Resource Management (SANREM) Knowledgebaseen
dc.coverage.spatialNigeren
dc.coverage.spatialEthiopiaen
dc.coverage.spatialSub-Saharan Africaen
dc.date.accessioned2016-04-19T19:10:51Zen
dc.date.available2016-04-19T19:10:51Zen
dc.date.issued2000en
dc.descriptionMetadata only recorden
dc.description.abstractIn 1996, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), and the Institute for Rural Development at the University of Goettingen began a research project aimed at providing information to improve the efficiency, equity, and environmental sustainability of livestock production and land use in Sub-Saharan Africa. The project focused on semi-arid areas where mobile livestock-production and mixed crop-livestock production are competing land uses. It is estimated that a population of 87 million live in these areas, and these people are among the poorest in the world. Not only are average incomes low, but their livelihoods are also subject to a great deal of risk-environmental, tenurial, social, and political.en
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dc.identifier1825en
dc.identifier.isbn0-89629-339-6en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10919/66396en
dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.publisherIFPRI and International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)en
dc.relation.urihttp://www.ifpri.org/pubs/books/proprights.htmen
dc.rightsIn Copyrighten
dc.rights.urihttp://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/en
dc.subjectGrazingen
dc.subjectEnvironmental impactsen
dc.subjectLivelihoodsen
dc.subjectLand use managementen
dc.subjectCommon property resourcesen
dc.subjectSustainabilityen
dc.subjectLivestocken
dc.subjectProperty rightsen
dc.subjectPopulation growthen
dc.subjectEcosystem Farm/Enterprise Scaleen
dc.titleProperty rights, risk, and livestock development in Africa: Issues and a project approachen
dc.typeAbstracten
dc.type.dcmitypeTexten
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