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Traditional camel management as an adaptation strategy to ecological changes: the case of Karrayyuu Oromo of Ethiopia
(Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2014-05)
This thesis is concerned primarily with Karrayyuu camel husbandry. Camel husbandry has flourished recently as an adaptation mechanism in response to ecological change. Karrayyuus have for centuries herded cattle, but recently, owing to ecological change, this has become unviable. Continued desertification, repeated drought and loss of land, has diminished the cattle herd size to a level that cannot ...