grazing land rights

Description

grazing land rights refer to the rights to use pastoral land for the survival and nourishment of livestock.

Tanzanian herders, hit by drought, trade firewood for food

By: Kagondu Njagi
Date: November 9th 2016
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation

Rangelands threatened further as pastoralists struggling to graze animals sell firewood so their families can eat

NAMANGA, Tanzania, Nov 9 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - It is only 6 am but Veronica Lemungat is already setting up shop at the Namanga open-air market, on the Tanzania-Kenya border. She brushes twigs off her striped red and blue dress, and places a bundle of firewood at her feet.

Ethnic Mongolians Protest Loss of Traditional Grazing Lands Outside Banner Government

By: Qiao Long
Date: February 24th 2016
Source: Radio Free Asia

Traditional herding communities in a county-level district in China's northern region of Inner Mongolia have stepped up protests over the loss of their grasslands this week, local sources said.

Ethnic Mongolian herders gathered in protest on Tuesday outside the offices of the Haliut township government in Inner Mongolia's Urad Middle Banner, according to local residents and a U.S.-based rights group.

Tribes, state, and technology adoption in arid land management, Syria

Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2001

Arid shrub-lands in Syria and elsewhere in West Asia and North Africa are widely thought degraded. Characteristic of these areas is a preponderance of unpalatable shrubs or a lack of overall ground cover with a rise in the associated risks of soil erosion. Migrating pastoralists have been the scapegoats for this condition of the range. State steppe interventions of the last forty years have reflected this with programs to supplant customary systems with structures and institutions promoting western grazing systems and technologies.