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Title: Pasture development in Kenya


1
Pasture development in Kenyas dryland An
alternative livelihood among agro-pastoralists in
Baringo County
  • Sol Moure

2
Context
  • More extreme dryland conditions
  • Insecure traditional livelihoods
  • Coping mechanisms diversification of livelihood
    sources
  • Pasture development

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Pasture development
  • Rehabilitation of Arid Environments Trust (RAE)
  • Community fields (CF) Private fields (PF)
  • Cost-sharing basis
  • Communal land
  • Land reclamation process Fencing, assessment,
    ploughing, seeding and monitoring.

5
Objective
Research Question
  • To analyze the climatic and human context,
    incentives and challenges that explain the local
    up-take of Private Grass Fields in the semi-arid
    area of Baringo, Kenya, as an alternative
    livelihood source.

Why are agro-pastoralist individuals in the
Baringo basin taking on pasture development as a
livelihood alternative?
6
Methodology
  • Field research in Baringo, Kenya (May-July 2015)
  • Quantitative data
  • -RAEs Private Fields Monitor Reports (PFMR)
    from 2007 to 2010 and 2012-2013.
  • - Data base 38 PF owners that were monitored 93
    times
  • - Info collated, coded and transformed into
    Excel- sheets.
  • Qualitative data
  • - 12 semi-structured interviews to PF owners 1
    interview to RAE directors.
  • - Analysed using thematic clusters

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Results Discussion
Uses, benefits and incentives Main reason to
plan grass Benefits, livestock survival,
economic independence, environmental
improvement Most beneficial activities
Livestock-fattening, grass seed harvesting,
dry-season grazing, milk-selling Average profit
per person per year 120,917 KSh (349,512 KSh
for men and 34,045 KSh for women)
  • Pasture development up-take
  • 30 years
  • 800 Private fields
  • 2,000 hectares rehabilitated with pasture and
    drought-resistant trees
  • 10 tonnes of indigenous dryland perennial grass
    seed distributed and seeded annually

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Results Discussion
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Results Discussion
  • Challenges, pressures and livelihood viability
  • Fences
  • PF management
  • Extreme climatic events drought conditions
  • Conflict
  • Market unreliability

11
Conclusions
  • Substantial community up-take of pasture
    development in Baringo
  • Biggest incentive are the benefits
  • Sustainable alternative livelihood source if
    managed correctly
  • Positive and negative spillovers to consider
  • Up-scaling an replicability

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