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Survival of the Fittest: Pastoralism and climate change in East Africa

Survival of the Fittest: Pastoralism and climate change in East Africa
47 pages

Authors
Kirkbride, Mary
Grahn, Richard

Publication date
18 Aug 2008

ISBN
9781848146327

Publisher
Oxfam International

Series
Oxfam Briefing Papers

Type
Policy paper

Climate change is having a destructive impact on many groups around the world. Pastoralists in East Africa have been adapting to climate variability for millennia and their adaptability ought to enable them to cope with this growing challenge. This paper explains the policies required to enable sustainable and productive pastoralist communities to cope with the impact of climate change and generate sustainable livelihoods.

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