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Climate change and pastoralists: Investing in people to respond to adversity

Ced Hesse, Lorenzo Cotula

Opinion paper, 2 pages

While climatic fluctuations have always been a defining feature of dryland areas, and pastoralists have developed resilient livelihood systems to cope with difficult climates, global climate change is raising new challenges for pastoral systems in Africa and elsewhere. Action at local, national and international levels is needed to prevent destitution and help pastoral groups respond to the changing environment.

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An IIED project in Niger looked at how pastoral people in eastern Niger are adapting to climate change.

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Pastoral livelihoods and climate change

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