East African rangelands represent a hotspot of biodiversity decline and pastoralist poverty, and this project asked how policy and economic incentives could encourage more sustainable land use. It found the relative values placed on livestock, crops, cash investments and wildlife-based income, showing how land use and livelihoods choices shift with changing payments for conservation, land tenure policies and household characteristics. Unanticipated links between conservation set-aside, illegal grazing and household wealth; between herd...
Bangalore - Karnataka
Kalyani, West Bengal