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Response to drought in Maasailand

Campbell, David J.

Response to drought in Maasailand

pastoralists and farmers of the Loitokitok area, Kajiado district

by Campbell, David J.

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Published by Institute of Development Studies, University of Nairobi in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Droughts -- Kenya -- Kajiado (District).,
  • Farmers -- Kenya -- Kajiado (District),
  • Herders -- Kenya -- Kajiado (District)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid J. Campbell.
    SeriesDiscussion Paper / Institute of Development Studies, University of Nairobi -- no. 267, Discussion paper (University of Nairobi. Institute for Development Studies) -- no. 267
    ContributionsUniversity of Nairobi. Institute for Development Studies
    The Physical Object
    Pagination44 p. ;
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22169501M

      The drought in East Africa is reportedly the region’s worst in six decades, and it threatens the lives of millions of people with food shortages. Thousands are fleeing Somalia to seek food in Kenya and Ethiopia, according to Catholic Relief Services, which is responding to the disaster.. But what is causing this severe drought and the looming threat of famine? A REVIEW ON DROUGHT LITERATURE GENERAL Drought studies are important because of their influence on the society and the economy of any nation. Extensive literature is available on droughts with respect to definition, methods of analysis and management procedures. Review of literature will always help one to have information andFile Size: 98KB.

    Adaptive Capacity in Tanzanian Maasailand: Changing strategies to cope with drought in fragmented landscapes. Goldman MJ(1), Riosmena F(2). Author information: (1)Department of Geography, Faculty Research Associate, Environment and Society Program, Institute for, Behavioral Science, University of Colorado at Boulder, Guggenheim ; UCB Cited by: This book embodies the results of thirteen years of research in drought-prone rural areas in the semi-arid zone of northern Nigeria. It describes the patterns of adaptive behaviour observed among Hausa, Ful'be and Manga communities in response to recurrent drought in the s and s. The question of desertification is explored in an area where the visible evidence of moving sand dunes is.

      *SPOKESPEOPLE IN ETHIOPIA AVAILABLE* For interview requests please contact: Bethlehem Negash at @ or call 43 10 25 SAVE THE CHILDREN LAUNCHES DROUGHT RESPONSE PROGRESS REPORT July 8 th – In a new Save the Children report 'Two Years of Drought Response in Ethiopia', the organisation sets out the context .   Maasailand is frequently plagued by droughts. Despite these frequent weather and vegetational changes, Maasai population remained fairly stable before the arrival of the Europeans. By driving their cattle into seldom used regions during periods of .


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Response to drought in Maasailand by Campbell, David J. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Maasai society is strongly patriarchal in nature, with elder men, sometimes joined by retired elders, deciding most major matters for each Maasai group.

A full body of oral law covers many aspects of behavior. Formal capital punishment is unknown, and normally payment in cattle will settle matters.

An out-of-court process is also practiced called amitu, 'to make peace', or arop, which involves Kenya: 2, (). Drought or hurricanes are beyond human ability to stop. Thus, the human challenge is to offer effective response.

Neither the federal nor state government can mitigate the impacts of this drought. Drought is a major disaster in South Africa in terms of total economic loss and number of people affected. This study investigated and analysed the preparedness, impact of and response by the farming community to the / drought using the Eastern Cape and Free State provinces of.

This article examines continuity and change in farming and herder communities' strategies for coping with food deficits in S.E.

Kajiado District, Kenya, through a comparison of coping strategies reported in surveys conducted in and It provides empirical evidence of the dynamic responses that one rural society prone to recurrent drought-related food insecurity has made to the Cited by: The – drought and the interventions implemented in response The – drought in Kenya occurred after five consecutive failed or poor seasons, when the coping strategies of vulnerable populations were stretched to their limit.

Book Description This timely volume presents a synthesis of the ideas that emerged from a multidisciplinary colloquium held at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in August The aim was to assess the impact of drought as a major factor in the agrarian crisis in sub-Saharan by:   Campbell, D.

(b). Response to drought in Kenya Maasailand: pastoralists and farmers of the Loitokitok area, Kajiado District. Discussion Paper No. Institute for Development Studies, University of Nairobi, Nairobi. Google ScholarCited by: Adaptive Capacity in Tanzanian Maasailand: Changing strategies to cope with drought in fragmented landscapes June Global Environmental Change 23(3)– Response Plan Drought in the Horn of Africa Rapid 1.

The drought in the Horn of Africa has put nearly million people in urgent need of humanitarian aid across Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya, and Djibouti. The crisis has been escalating dramatically in recent months, especially in Somalia, and as a result more people, crops and livestock File Size: KB.

The colourful and iconic Maasai, a semi-nomadic tribe in East Africa, is threatened with extinction due to climate change. After many years of extended dry seasons exacerbated by climate change, an extensive and prolonged drought in this part of the world may see rich traditions in leadership, education and living with nature disappear.

Research in Kenya has shown that even when lands are divided into private parcels, mobility in response to a drought, referred to as ‘escape mobility’ (Oba and Lusigi, ), still occurs (BurnSilver and Mwangi, ).

Large-scale ‘escape mobility’ was witnessed during the drought when Maasai moved across private, state, and even Cited by: RESEARCH REVIEW A review of the relationships between drought and forest fire in the United States JEREMY S. LITTELL1, DAVID L.

PETERSON2, KARIN L. RILEY3, YONGQUIANG LIU4 and CHARLES H. LUCE5 1DOI Alaska Climate Science Center, University Drive, Anchorage, AKUSA, 2USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station, N.

34th Street, SuiteSeattle, Cited by: This book embodies the results of thirteen years of research in drought-prone rural areas in the semi-arid zone of northern Nigeria.

It describes the patterns of adaptive behaviour observed among Hausa, Ful'be and Manga communities in response to recurrent drought in the s and by: Drought Preparedness and Response in the Context of Sub‐Saharan Africa Article in Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management 8(2) - 92 December Author: Donald A.

Wilhite. Humanitarian situation reports, response plans, news, analyses, evaluations, assessments, maps, infographics and more on Kenya: Drought - IASC Real-Time Evaluation of the Humanitarian Response to the Horn of Africa Drought Crisis in Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya Synthesis Report June This synthesis report was prepared by Dr.

Hugo Slim, Senior Research Fellow at the Oxford Centre for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict. The objective of this synthesis report was to. OCHA: Kenya: Drought Response Situation Report No. 2, 23 May 23 May Kenya OCHA: Kenya Flash Appeal Revised for September - December 07 Sep Hope Community Foundation, Maasailand KENYA.

likes. This a non profit foundation exclusively organised to seek and provide support to the disadvantaged ers: Response of native ungulates to drought in semi-arid Kenyan rangeland David J.

Augustine1,2,* 1Rangeland Resources Research Unit, USDA-ARS, Centre Avenue, Fort Collins, COU.S.A. and 2Department of Biology, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NYU.S.A. Abstract The distribution and abundance of native ungulates were.

/ drought has not been as intense as was the case for the previous droughts. •There are best practices in drought mitigation that has been implemented in the last two droughts that is mitigating the impact of the current drought. •The Ending drought Emergencies campaign aims to consolidate the drought mitigation measures that have.

Rainfall patterns preceding and during the drought in /8 Pastoralist’s internal response to the drought The SC US supplementary feeding intervention for cattle Impact of drought on the cattle population Impact of supplementary feeding on cattle mortality Impact of supplementary feeding on cattle body conditionFile Size: KB.David J.

Campbell papers ID UA Date [inclusive] Extent Cubic feet Response to Drought in Maasailand: Pastoralists and Farmers of the Loitokitok Area, Kajido District August Political and Ecological Marginalization in Kajiado District from the book Being Masai: Ethnicity and Identity in East Africa   Learning from the drought response: Integrity and accountability critical in enhancing effectiveness of food assistance efforts Issued by Transparency International Kenya For several years, food aid has represented the largest component of emergency response and has been the most consistently funded in Kenya; was no different.