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Selected drought events in Africa, 1981-1999, and livestock impacts

Year: 2009 Author: Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Water scarcity in terms of drought or depleted groundwater could therefore have great impacts on livestock and rangelands. These interactions are also complex. While drought can directly threaten livestock, other factors that influence water availability for livestock are seasonal droughts and socio-economic changes, such as permanent settlement and occupation of seasonal pastures by people other than pastoralists, availability and quality of rangelands, livestock numbers and management approaches.
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