Livestock Development In Kenya's Maasailand: Pastoralists' Transition To A Market Economy, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Livestock Development In Kenya's Maasailand

Pastoralists' Transition To A Market Economy, 1st Edition

By Phylo Evangelou

CRC Press

310 pages

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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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General