Chapter 12. Herders and Hunters in a Transitional Economy: The Challenge of Wildlife and Rangeland Management in Post-socialist Mongolia

  1. Johan T. du Toit Head professor5,
  2. Richard Kock Manager6 and
  3. James C. Deutsch7
  1. Katie M. Scharf J.D.-Ph.D.1,
  2. María E. Fernández-giménez Associate Professor Program Leader2,
  3. Batjav Batbuyan Heads3 and
  4. Sumiya Enkhbold Ecologists4

Published Online: 10 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317091.ch12

Wild Rangelands: Conserving Wildlife While Maintaining Livestock in Semi-Arid Ecosystems

Wild Rangelands: Conserving Wildlife While Maintaining Livestock in Semi-Arid Ecosystems

How to Cite

Scharf, K. M., Fernández-giménez, M. E., Batbuyan, B. and Enkhbold, S. (2010) Herders and Hunters in a Transitional Economy: The Challenge of Wildlife and Rangeland Management in Post-socialist Mongolia, in Wild Rangelands: Conserving Wildlife While Maintaining Livestock in Semi-Arid Ecosystems (eds J. T. du Toit, R. Kock and J. C. Deutsch), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444317091.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 5

    Utah State University, USA

  2. 6

    Zoological Society of London, UK

  3. 7

    Cambridge University and Imperial College, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Yale University, CT, USA

  2. 2

    Colorado State University, CO, USA

  3. 3

    Center for Nomadic Pastoralism Studies, Mongolia

  4. 4

    Swiss Agency for Cooperation and Development, Mongolia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 NOV 2009
  2. Published Print: 8 JAN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405177856

Online ISBN: 9781444317091

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Keywords:

  • Mongolian pastoralism and biodiversity;
  • transitional economy wildlife and livestock and human coexistence;
  • Post-socialist Mongolia - wildlife and rangeland management;
  • Mongolian politics and natural resource management;
  • hunting strategy and success and wealth of herders;
  • rangeland ecology changes and human consequences;
  • Mongolia's Eastern Steppe and herding households;
  • herders as hunters - pastoralism and wildlife trade link;
  • conservationists' and development experts' and grassroots participation;
  • community-based natural resource management

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction: the global significance of Mongolian pastoralism and biodiversity

  • Mongolian politics and natural resource management in historical perspective

  • Managing hunting and herding in Mongolia today: common problems, common solutions?

  • Herders as hunters: linkages between pastoralism and wildlife trade

  • Prospects for integrated rangeland management in Mongolia

  • Conclusion

  • References