Focusing on livestock development in the Maasai society of southern Kenya, this book examines factors hindering the transition of pastoralists from a principally subsistence way of life to greater involvement in market economies and discusses possibilities for facilitating positive change.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction 2. Pastoralism and Interventionism 3. Governmental Intervention and the Pastoral Tranisition 4. The Maasai Pastoral Economy and Tenurial Change 5. Economic Settings of Producer Samples 6. Production Costs and Returns of Sampled Units 7. Livestock Marketing 8. Transition and Development