15. Pastoralism and Conservation –Who Benefits?

  1. Dilys Roe4,
  2. Joanna Elliott5,
  3. Chris Sandbrook6 and
  4. Matt Walpole6
  1. Katherine Homewood1,
  2. Pippa Chenevix Trench2 and
  3. Dan Brockington3

Published Online: 19 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118428351.ch15

Biodiversity Conservation and Poverty Alleviation: Exploring the Evidence for a Link

Biodiversity Conservation and Poverty Alleviation: Exploring the Evidence for a Link

How to Cite

Homewood, K., Chenevix Trench, P. and Brockington, D. (2012) Pastoralism and Conservation –Who Benefits?, in Biodiversity Conservation and Poverty Alleviation: Exploring the Evidence for a Link (eds D. Roe, J. Elliott, C. Sandbrook and M. Walpole), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118428351.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Dilys Roe International Institute for Environment and Development, 80–86 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8NH, UK

  2. 5

    African Wildlife Foundation, Oxford, UK

  3. 6

    United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre, 219 Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 0DL, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Anthropology, University College London, Gower Street, LondonWC1E 6BT, UK

  2. 2

    Independent Consultant, Washington D.C., USA

  3. 3

    School of Environment and Development, University of Manchester, Arthur Lewis Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 NOV 2012
  2. Published Print: 21 DEC 2012

Book Series:

  1. Conservation Science and Practice Series

Book Series Editors:

  1. Ward Cooper

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470674796

Online ISBN: 9781118428351

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Keywords:

  • pastoralism and conservation;
  • conservationists, tourists' dollars;
  • off-farm outranking agriculture;
  • livestock and Maasai, wealth storage;
  • WMAs and official channels;
  • business boom in East Africa

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Approach and methods

  • Livestock, farming, off-farm work and livelihoods in Maasailand

  • Income from wildlife - what role in livelihoods?

  • Why does wildlife fail to generate local benefits?

  • Moving forward

  • Acknowledgements

  • References