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Pastoral Livestock Marketing in Eastern Africa

Research and Policy Challenges

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Published by Practical Action .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Development studies,
  • Third World Development,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Africa,
  • Agriculture - Animal Husbandry,
  • Social Science / Third World Development,
  • Developing Countries,
  • Africa, East,
  • Economic aspects,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Livestock,
  • Marketing,
  • Nomads

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJohn McPeak (Editor), Peter D. Little (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8979504M
    ISBN 101853396311
    ISBN 109781853396311

      Pastoral livestock production in Kenya is subject to unpredictable rainfall and drought occurrences. These adverse climatic conditions have led to vulnerable and insecure pastoral livelihoods. Despite the potential to alleviate food insecurity of pastoral communities through continuous provision of milk and other products, the potential of camel milk is yet to be fully explored. Food Security (CCAFS) as Science Officer in East Africa. Prior to joining CCAFS, she worked with the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in Kenya. She has 10 years post-graduate research experience working on poverty, livelihoods, climate change, food security, and livestock marketing.

      Business hubs have proved to be a strong platform to improve access to markets and inputs by women farmers. Following the model’s success in a number of agricultural settings, a CTA-led initiative is seeking to adapt it to support women livestock owners and traders in East Africa. This article examines the troubled course of attempts to modernize and control pastoral production in Kenya over the last hundred years. It begins with an overview of changes in pastoralism to provide context and then gives more detailed consideration to the failure of colonial attempts to manage livestock resources.

    Linking pastoralists and exporters in a livestock marketing chain: Recent experiences from Ethiopia. Chapter 7 (pp. ) in J. McPeak and P. Little (eds.) Pastoral Livestock Marketing in Eastern Africa: Research and Policy Challenges.   Conflicts related to livestock raiding are not new phenomena in many pastoral societies in the Horn of Africa. Traditionally, various pastoral communities use raiding as a cultural practice for restocking of herds, especially after periods of drought or outbreaks of diseases. However, in recent years, livestock raiding has become more frequent, violent and destructive.


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This book explores issues of household sales behavior, price determinants, livestock market information systems, cross border and export marketing, and crisis period marketing.

The studies presented illustrate how it is possible to improve livestock marketing and achieve multiple desirable objectives through serious and coordinated effort.5/5(1). Pastoral Livestock Marketing in Eastern Africa is an in-depth, evidence-based investigation of livestock marketing in Eastern Africa which approaches the issues from a variety of disciplinary perspectives including anthropology, economics, geography, and rangeland ecology.

Since John McPeak has been an assistant professor in the Department of Public Administration at Syracuse. Pastoral livestock marketing in Eastern Africa. Rugby, Warwickshire: Intermediate Technology Publications, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: John G McPeak; Peter D Little.

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Skickas inom vardagar. Fri frakt inom Sverige för privatpersoner. An in-depth, evidence-based investigation of livestock marketing in Eastern Africa which approaches the issues from a variety of disciplinary perspectives including anthropology, economics, geography, and rangeland ecology.

Pastoral livestock marketing in Eastern Africa: research and policy challenges. This book offers an investigation of livestock marketing in Eastern Africa, which approaches the issues from a variety of disciplinary by: In book: Pastoral Livestock Marketing in Eastern Africa, pp This kind of comic – albeit tragic – scenario was played out in large parts of colonial eastern Africa, where market-based.

West Africa has not only larger urban populations and thus greater demand for pastoral products, but the livestock marketing system has been more developed than in the Horn of Africa (Kerven, countries with advanced LITS and organized marketing systems.

This work represents an initial attempt to pilot LITS in pastoral production systems in eastern Africa. These systems were prioritized for this work because they produce the bulk of live animals and beef. port of meat, livestock, and hides and skins, including leather.

Pastoralism provides inputs to a wide range of formal industries such as the meat and restaurant trade, and is very significant in the informal meat in-dustry, including the nyama choma or roast meat trade in East Africa.

Pastoral communities in the drylands of Eastern Africa are increasingly vulnerable to food and livelihood crises. Many reasons have been cited for this, including climate change and increased climatic shocks such as droughts and floods, man-made forces such as. Droughts on the dry-lands of East Africa appear to be more frequent, more severe and more widespread than in the past.

Pastoral Livestock Marketing in Eastern Africa Research and Policy Challenges Books. Editors John McPeak and Peter Little. Published: eISBN:. $ million, of which $9 million (60, cattle) are from southern Ethiopia (see Mahmoud ), $ million (90, cattle) are from southern Somalia (Elmi et al ), and $15 million (, cattle) are from northern Tanzania, (Zaal et al.

); to the Sudan of $ million (70, cattle) from. also common in the Horn of Africa and East Africa where small ruminants occupy a special role in the livelihoods of communities.

Overall, Ethiopia’s livestock production is more diversified and resilient than that of Botswana and Central/Southern Africa. Contribution of livestock to household income, food and social security 8. McPeak, J. () ‘Livestock marketing in Marsabit District, Kenya, over the past fifty years’, in J.

McPeak and P. Little, Pastoral Livestock Marketing In East Africa: Research And Policy Challenges, Intermediate Technology Publications, Rugby. Participants were given copies of the book Pastoral Livestock Marketing in Eastern Africa: Research and Policy Challenges edited by McPeak and Little, and copies of the DVD A Commodity-based Trade Approach for Livestock Products.

Outline of the training course Day 1, Monday 22nd September. This book gives a view of ‘development at the margins’ in the pastoral areas of the Horn of Africa.

Edited by Andy Catley, Jeremy Lind and Ian Scoones, Pastoralism and Development In Africa highlights innovation and entrepreneurialism, cooperation, networking and diverse approaches which are rarely in line with standard development.

The main aim of this book is to improve the planning base for livestock development in Africa. The author's first task has been to provide a quantitative assessment of livestock and land re­ sources, which forms the basis for dividing the continent into.

ecological zones. Pastoral Livestock Marketing in Eastern Africa: Research and Policy Challenges John G. McPeak, Peter D. Little Snippet view - All Book Search results »4/5(1). With Peter D. Little and Montague W. Demment in Pastoral Livestock Marketing in Eastern Africa: Research and Policy Challenges.

John G. McPeak and Peter D. Little. integration: cross-border livestock trade in East Africa’ in J S McPeak and P D Little (eds) Pastoral Livestock Marketing in Eastern Africa Research and Policy Challenges.Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Pastoral Livestock Marketing in Eastern Africa: Research and Policy Challenges at Read honest and 5/5.Determinants of cattle prices in southern Kenya: implications for breed conservation and pastoral marketing strategies Radeny, M., Scarpa, R., Ruto, E., Kristjanson, P.

and Wakhungu, J. () Determinants of cattle prices in southern Kenya: implications for breed conservation and pastoral marketing strategies.