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Maintaining opportunism and mobility in drylands: the impact of veterinary cordon fences in Botswana

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The recent revival of debates concerning livestock development in Africa follows the more widespread acceptance of paradigm shifts within rangeland science, and maintaining pastoral mobility is now recognised as fundamental for the future survival of pastoralism and sustainability of dryland environments. However, in southern Africa communal pastoral drylands continue to be enclosed and dissected by large-scale barrier fences designed to control livestock diseases, thus protecting lucrativ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Environment,Centre for the - Geography,School of
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Publication date:
2008
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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ora:6413

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