Problems facing nomadic pastoralists.


Date Posted: 5/2/2012 7:38:07 AM

Posted By: Brenda N  Membership Level: Silver  Total Points: 728

Climatic problems due to low rainfall,the pastoralists are faced with water shortages for their cattle and the pasture become parched and brown and the condition of the livestock deteriorates.

The natural pasture are usually of poor quality and are not nutritious.

The livestock are affected by diseases and insect pests leading to heavy losses of livestock.

The native breed of livestock are generally of poor quality.

Too many animals are kept hence overstocking and overgrazing.Livestock raids are common.

Animals are frequently attacked by wild animals.

There is generally lack of market and lastly the area under pastoralism face the problem of poor transport system.

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