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

Livestock Development In Kenya's Maasailand

Pastoralists' Transition To A Market Economy, 1st Edition

By Phylo Evangelou

CRC Press

322 pages

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Throughout Subsaharan Africa, traditional pastoral societies are experiencing great change as ecological limitations intensify and national demands for livestock products expand. In light of these pressures, the transition of pastoralists from a principally subsistence way of life to greater involvement in market economies seems inevitable. Focusin

Table of Contents

Westview Replica Editions -- Introduction -- Pastoralism and Interventionism -- Governmental Intervention and the Pastoral Transition -- The Maasai Pastoral Economy and Tenurial Change -- Economic Settings of Producer Samples -- Production Costs and Returns of Sampled Units -- Livestock Marketing -- Transition and Development

About the Author

Dr. Phylo Evangelou, an agricultural economist with Robert R. Nathan Associates, is project evaluation economist on the Irrigation Management Systems Project in Egypt and co-editor of Livestock Development in Subsaharan Africa: Constraints, Prospects, Policy (Westview, 1984).

Subject Categories

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SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General