Publications | ELLA
8
May
2017
SPOTLIGHT ON KNOWLEDGE

Annotated Bibliography: Collective Land Access Rights for Enhancing Smallholder Livelihoods

This Annotated Bibliography reviews the literature on Collective Land Access Rights for Enhancing Smallholder Livelihoods

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5
May
2017
BRIEFS

Collective land rights: an essential asset for Pastoral communities in order to sustain their livelihoods and the environment in the Andean Altiplano

This brief proposes that, considering communal or condominium land tenure regimes enable sustainable pastoral production systems, public policy should be re-oriented to support pastoralist families’ collective land right access.

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5
May
2017
BRIEFS

Land tenure and pastoral productive systems: sustaining livelihoods through maintenance of collective land access

Given that pastoral communities reside in areas characterised by arid and semi-arid conditions, and where alternative uses of land such as crop farming may not be possible, this brief argues for the maintenance of collective land tenure as it enhances the sustainability of pastoral productive systems.

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28
Apr
2017
MULTIMEDIA

INFOGRAPHIC: Maintenance of Collective Land Regimes Sustains Pastoral Livelihoods

Will sustaining pastoral production systems improve the livelihoods of pastoralist communities? This infographic is based on joint research on pastoralism and land tenure between Kenya and the andean altiplano.

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2
Apr
2017
COMPARATIVE EVIDENCE PAPER

Land Tenure and the Sustainability of Pastoral Productive Systems: A Comparative Institutional Analysis of the Andean Altiplano and the East African Savannah

This paper analyses the relationship between pastoral land tenure systems and the sustainability of pastoralism as a production system in two regions in particular: the Andean Altiplano and the Kenyan Savannah. There, it identifies five types of collective land regimes.

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29
Sep
2016
MULTIMEDIA

INFOGRAPHIC: How does change in land tenure affect pastoral livelihoods

Infographic developed based on the Research Paper "Collective Land Access Regimes in Pastoralist Societies: Lessons from East African Countries".

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29
Sep
2016
MULTIMEDIA

INFOGRAPHIC: Pastoralism in the altiplano

Infographic developed based on the Research Paper "The Evolution of Collective Land Tenure Regimes in Pastoralist Societies: Lessons From Andean Countries".

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23
Sep
2016
BRIEFS

Policy Options for Sustaining Productive Pastoral Systems

This brief explores how urbanisation, large public investments and agriculture have put pressure on pastoralist systems in East Africa, with a focus on the case of Kenya, proposing new policies to improve the sustainability of pastoralists’ production systems.

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16
Sep
2016
BRIEFS

Collective Land Tenure Regimes and Vulnerability Reduction in Pastoralist Societies of the Andean Altiplano

This brief provides public policy recommendations to support the sustainable development of pastoralist societies in Andean countries, based on new research insights on collective land tenure and the sustainable management of resources.

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6
Jul
2016
REGIONAL EVIDENCE PAPER

Collective Land Access Regimes in Pastoralist Societies: Lessons from East African Countries

This study examines the evolution of collective land tenure regimes in East Africa including how they affect pastoral communities living on these lands. Specifically, we attempt to identify the drivers and impacts of changes in collective land access since the 1900s.

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3
Jul
2016
REGIONAL EVIDENCE PAPER

The Evolution of Collective Land Tenure Regimes in Pastoralist Societies: Lessons From Andean Countries

This paper aims to analyse how land tenure regimes of pastoralist societies living in the Andean altiplano have transformed over the last 50 years and discusses the implications of these transformations for the sustainability of resource management in these areas.

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22
Mar
2016
NON-ELLA PUBLICATION

Global Review of the Economics of Pastoralism

The review of the literature on pastoralist economics is a contribution to the global learning on the importance of mobile pastoralism as a form of productive and sustainable land management. The review is intended to highlight existing knowledge on the value of pastoralism, the gaps in this knowledge, trends in pastoral economies and policy options that can support drylands economies most effectively.

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9
Jun
2015
DESIGN AND METHODS PAPER

Collective Land Access Rights for Enhancing Smallholder Livelihoods

This paper is a working document, and the first stage in the conduct of a joint research in the topic collective land access rights for enhancing smallholder livelihoods. The research will study the cases of Peru and Kenya and analyse to what extent these lessons can be applied to other countries in Africa and Latin America. 

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