French Scientific Committee on Desertification

Comité Scientifique Français de la Désertification
Pastoralisme en Afrique

CSFD announces the publication of the “Dossier thématique” on Pastoralism in drylands…

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.