Pastures & Pastoralism

(ISSN: 2817-3457; CODEN: PPAAC2; DOI: 10.33002/pp) is an international, scientific double blind peer-reviewed open access journal published annually (once a year) online by The Grassroots Institute.

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VOLUME 02 (2024) | Pastures & Pastoralism

Gradually, pasturelands are being converted into other land uses or enclosed for exclusive uses under various national laws or policies. Resilience of pastoralist communities to the changing environments – ecological, economic and political – has great potential to protecting and conserving the pastureland landscapes or waterscapes. Such resilience is more talked in context of climate change and its impact on the herder communities surviving in marginal environments. In the view of widespread regional and national policy failures and modernity-catalyzed societal rejection of transhumance and nomadic pastoralism, International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralists 2026 declared by the United Nations General Assembly is a grand opportunity for all to revitalize the least-external-input driven systems of livestock raising and mobility across the continents. This international blind peer-review journal, ‘Pastures & Pastoralism’, will contribute to the science, policy and practice across the world by providing a novel platform to seasoned, budding and young scientists, experts and practitioners, including the pastoral community members.

VOLUME 02 (2024)

M – 00380Research Article

Pastoralists' Perception and Attitude on Invasion of Dichrostachys cinerea (sickle bush) in the Grazing Lands of Monduli District, Tanzania

Emelia Edwin Mguluka*1, Anthony Zozimus Sangeda2, Sharadhuli Iddi Kimera3

1Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), Department of Animal, Aquaculture and Range Sciences (DAARS), P .O. Box 3004, Chuo Kikuu, Morogoro, Tanzania.

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2Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), Department of Animal, Aquaculture and Range Sciences (DAARS), P .O. Box 3004, Chuo Kikuu, Morogoro, Tanzania.

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3Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Department of Veterinary Medicine and Public Health, P.O. Box 3021, Chuo Kikuu, Morogoro, Tanzania

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M – 00381Analytical Article

Conflict Transformation in South Omo Zone Pastoralist and Agro-Pastoralist Community of Ethiopia

Asmare Shetahun Alemneh

Department of Civic and Ethical Studies, College of Social Science and Humanities, Arba Minch University, Ethiopia.

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M – 00382Analytical Article

Rangelands and Pastoralism in Globalized Economies: Policy Paralysis and Legal Requisites

Hasrat Arjjumend

The Grassroots Institute, 548 Jean Talon Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3N 1R5 Canada

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M – 00383Research Article

Validation of the Indigenous Technical Knowledge of Cattle Pastoralists of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, India

Kanna K. Siripurapu*1, Faisal Moola2, Shilpi Sharma3, Anushree Sainger4, Kameswara Rao Kotamraju5

1School of Arts and Design, Woxsen University, Sangareddy District, Hyderabad - 502 345. India.

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2Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics at the University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road East, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1. Email: ORCID:

3Telangana State Biodiversity Board, Hyderabad, Telangana, India.

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4MART Global Management Solutions, Sutra Consulting Pvt. Ltd., Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.

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5Department of Environmental Sciences, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, India.

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M – 00384Research Article

Comparison Between the Sustainably- and Unsustainably-Managed Pastures: The Case of Urad-Middle Banner in Inner Mongolia, China

Hongxi Du*1, Jinmuse Tong2, Manley Olonuud3

1Research Center of Soil Resource Comprehensive Utilization and Ecological Environmental in Western Inner Mongolia, Hetao College, Bayannur City, Inner Mongolia, 015000, China.

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2Language Translational Research Center, Hetao College, Bayannur City, Inner Mongolia, 015000, China.

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3College of Life Sciences, Tianjin Normal University, Tianjin, 300381, China

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    Executive Chief Editor

    Dr. Hasrat Arjjumend

    President & CEO

    The Grassroots Institute, Canada

    Associate Editor

    Dr. Aayushi Malhotra

    Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences-Pilani, Rajasthan, India

    Dr. Hongxi Du

    Assistant Professor

    Hetao College, Linhe District, Bayannur City, Inner Mongoia, China

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    * Dr. Hijaba Ykhanbai (Mongolia)

    * Dr. Saverio Krätli (Germany)

    * Dr. Ayman Balla Mustafa Yassien (Libya)

    * Dr. Nma Bida Alhaji (Nigeria)

    * Prof. Germana Henry Laswai (Tanzania)

    * Prof. Dr. Josiane Manirakiza (Burundi)

    * Dr. D. K. Sadana (India)

    * Mr. Kanna Kumar Siripurapu (India)

    * Dr. Smruti Smita Mohapatra (India)

    * Dr. Avik Ray (India)

    * Dr. Palden Tsering (China)

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