The tragedy of natural resources dependent pastoral communities
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The tragedy of natural resources dependent pastoral communities a case of Teso-Karamoja border land conflict by Arthur Bainomugisha

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Published by Advocates Coalition for Development and Environment in Kampala .
Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 31).

StatementArthur Bainomugisha, Julius Okello, John Bosco Ngoya.
SeriesACODE policy research series -- no. 23, 2007
ContributionsOkello, Julius., Ngoya, John Bosco.
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 34 p. :
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22672764M
LC Control Number2008315669

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1 Natural resources are economically referred to as land or raw materials which occur naturally within envirionments that exists relatively undistributed by mankind, in a natural form 2. Adan, M. and Pkalya, R. (). An Assessment of the Socio-Economic Impacts of Conflict on Pastoral and Semi Pastoral Economies in Kenya and Uganda. The link between natural resources and conflict is probably as old as human settlement. Empires and kingdoms throughout history are known to have risen or fallen because of their victories or defeats in wars that were heavily laden with natural resource considerations.¹ History is also replete with examples of friendships and alliances forged by empires and kingdoms to defend access to, and. The governance of natural resources used by many individuals in common is an issue of increasing concern to policy analysts. Both state control and privatization of resources have been advocated, but neither the state nor the market have been uniformly successful in solving common pool resource problems. After critiquing the foundations of policy analysis as applied to natural resources 5/5(1).   1. Introduction. In pastoral communities of Ethiopia, climate-induced shocks and stressors such as drought, rising temperature and irregular rainfall reduce pasture and water availability leads to animal loss through hunger and disease (Conway, ).The weather-related natural disasters frequently occur in pastoral areas of Ethiopia, which has been exacerbated by the depletion of the natural.

“Steping out” with both non -pastoral activities and some reliance on livestock; and (3) “Moving out” of pastoralism all together. Shocks (especially drought and conflict/war) can distort what we perceive above—distinguish adjustments to short- term challenges versus longer-term structural transitions in . Natural Resources and Conflict in Africa is the first book to offer a detailed look at conflict over various natural resources in several African countries. Abiodun Alao undertakes this broad survey by categorizing natural resources into four groups: land (including agricultural practices and animal stock), solid minerals, oil, and water.   Pastoral households and communities are often the subjects of postgraduate theses or larger research projects in which students and researchers collect information from households and rangelands but rarely have the funds to interpret and return this information to the communities that provided it (e.g., ref. 4). Natural resources and natural services that keep us and other species alive and support our economies. Tragedy of the Commons. We are part of and totally dependent on nature and nature exists for all species, not just for us, and we should encourage earth-sustaining forms of economic growth and development and discourage earth-degrading.

Non-renewable energy resources including oil, coal, and natural gas. Tragedy of the Commons When everyone has access to a source, but no one has soul ownership, therefore, nobody takes responsibility or care of it and use its sources until they are completely depleted. community land rights to be secured through a devolved land administration system that ensures communities have a say in decisions about land allocation and use at the local level. Pastoralists and pastoral livelihoods are also affected by policies and laws on natural resources such as water, forests, wildlife, wetlands and environmental. This book makes current issues in political ecology and the question of globalization accessible to undergraduate students, as well as to non-academic readers. It is also empirically and theoretically rigorous enough to appeal to an academic audience. CONSERVATION AND GLOBALIZATION opens with a discussion of these two broad issues as they relate to the author's fieldwork with Maasai 3/5(1). These communities have long adopted a wide range of cross-border strategies to manage their livelihood sysems, including the joint management and sharing of grt azing land and water, the strategic use of natural resources through seasonal cross-border mobility, and the sharing of information.