This dossier reviews sub-Saharan pastoral systems, their relevance and roles as well as existing interactions between pastoralism and natural resources. This dossier also considers economic and ecological challenges pastoralism is facing.
Authors are: Bernard Toutain (agropastoralist, CIRAD), André Marty (sociopastoralist, IRAM), André Bourgeot (anthropologist, CNRS), Alexandre Ickowicz (livestock scientist, CIRAD) and Philippe Lhoste (livestock scientist, CIRAD).
Reference: Toutain Bernard, Marty André, Bourgeot André, Ickowicz Alexandre & Lhoste Philippe, 2012. Pastoralism in dryland areas. A case study in sub-Saharan Africa. Les dossiers thématiques du CSFD. N°9. January 2013. CSFD/Agropolis International, Montpellier, France. 60 p.