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pastoralism in africa past present and future michael - pastoralism has shaped livelihoods and landscapes on the african continent for millennia mobile livestock husbandry has generally been portrayed as an economic strategy that successfully met the challenges of low biomass productivity and environmental variability in arid and semi arid environments, african archaeology news and the latest discoveries at www - u of a anthropologist willoughby believes that the items found prove continuous occupation of the areas over the last 200 000 years through what is known as the genetic bottleneck period of the last ice age, d d maleko and m l koipapi lrrd - human and livestock population in the study area the study area was sparsely populated and the most populated village has an overall mean of around 5 ha of land per individual moreover each ruminant livestock species population was over five 5 times larger than that of human population, university of california press on jstor - founded in 1893 university of california press journals and digital publishing division disseminates scholarship of enduring value one of the largest most distinguished and innovative of the university presses today its collection of print and online journals spans topics in the humanities and social sciences with concentrations in sociology musicology history religion cultural and, grazing reserve development and constraints gamji - grazing reserve development a panacea to the intractable strife between farmers and herders by ismail iro ph d founder gamji com usa webmaster gamji com, jstor viewing subject archaeology - jstor is part of ithaka a not for profit organization helping the academic community use digital technologies to preserve the scholarly record and to advance research and teaching in sustainable ways, culture out of africa dhushara - if we consider the likely effects of the out of africa hypothesis we would expect that founding african populations not subject to active expansion and migration would have greater genetic diversity and that the genetic makeup of other world populations would come from a subset of the african diversity consisting of those subgroups who migrated, islamic world migration and renewal 1041 1405 - islamic world migration and renewal 1041 1405 during this period migrating peoples once again played a major role perhaps greater than that of the arabs during the 7th and 8th centuries no other civilization in premodern history experienced so much in migration especially of alien and disruptive peoples or showed a greater ability to assimilate as well as to learn from outsiders, the hipcrime vocab what s a hipcrime you committed one - what originally brought to mind maine s conception of ancient societies were some passages i read in nassim nicholas taleb s latest book skin in the game taleb makes the point that things don t necessarily scale up when they do they lose the characteristics that allow them to operate on the smaller scale, khomani desert san northern cape south africa the san - khomani desert san northern cape south africa the san are the aboriginal people of south africa their distinct hunter gatherer culture stretches back over 20 000 years and their genetic origins reach back over one million years, land and water the rights interface - this publication explores various aspects of the interface between water rights and land tenure it is intended to synthetize and assess current learning on this topic to define salient issues and to propose fruitful approaches for further investigation, population and land degradation text united nations - population and land degradation text this document is being made available by the population information network popin of the united nations population division desipa in, case studies eld initiative - please find a list of our global and regional case studies below to access the country specific case studies please click on the round beige scientific case studies blue business case studies or beige blue scientific and business case studies icons directing you to a list of case studies of the chosen country, practices climate smart agriculture guide - this section introduces a range of climate smart agriculture csa practices and technologies within seven entry points for csa soil management crop management water management livestock management forestry fisheries and aquaculture and energy management practices are understood broadly as ways of doing things for example precision farming tillage and fertilization these are all, speakers women s forum - dr v na arielle ahouansou is a medical doctor and the ceo of kea medicals pharmaceutics technologies kea medicals is a company that improves the health care system in africa through its electronic patient record management software