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Pastoralism

Arcadia
mountainous region of ancient Greece; legendary for pastoral innocence of people. [Gk. Hist.: NCE, 136; Rom. Lit.: Eclogues; Span. Lit.: Arcadia]
Chloë
Arcadian goddess, patronness of new, green crops. [Gk. Myth.: Parrinder, 62]
Daphnis
Sicilian shepherd-flautist; invented bucolic poetry. [Rom. Myth.: LLEI, I:326]
Eclogues
short pieces by Roman poet Vergil with pastoral setting. [Rom. Lit.: Benét, 1053]
Granida and Daifilio
classic idyllic love between princess and shepherd. [Dutch Lit.: Granida, Hall, 141]
Pastoral Symphony
Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6 in F Major; hymn to nature. [Ger. Music: Thompson, 1634]
Theocritus
poet; rhapsodized over charm of rustic life. [Gk. Lit.: Brewer Dictionary, 813]
Walden
Thoreau’s classic; advocates a return to nature. [Am. Lit.: Van Doren, 208]
Works and Days
long poem by Hesiod, considered a farmers’ almanac of ancient Greece. [Gk. Lit.: Benét, 1102]
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It was the small pastoralist trying to make good who would suffer, being prevented from moving out and finding new land.
Inam-ur-Rehman said that the municipal administration was charging 5 per cent duty from Pastoralist during their entry in the market but in return, it did give neither shelter nor loading and unloading facility.
mapping technique was to identify the routes taken by refugees and pastoralist
Namely, the steppe economy generated by the so-called Botai horse-culture takes a radical shift at the start of the third millennium BC and by 2500 BC a decidedly different mobile pastoralist strategy dominates on the steppe.
While a number of government initiatives have underlined the importance of such issues, the current land legislation and policies do not adequately address the challenges faced by pastoralist and hunter-gatherer communities.
FAO will also help pastoralists receive better prices for those animals that can be sold.
Mr Ruto said the subsector was a commercially feasible enterprise that seamlessly flowed well with social-cultural activities among pastoralist communities.
The report further said that the drought will hit small-scale farmers and pastoralists who form the majority of the farmers in Sudan's poor rural areas.
For centuries the landless mobile pastoralist have produced milk, meat, wool, maintained bio-diversity, and conserved the soil in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Northern Pakistan, it said.
Now the rains only come for a short time, if at all, and the dry season has become very extended," says Ahmed Abahoo, an Afar pastoralist, herding his cattle into a thorny enclosure, as fiery winds whip up a storm, and a line of cows stride out of the sand haze, like a mirage.
Funds are urgently needed to provide veterinary services and feed for livestock, which play a key role in the livelihoods and food security of many of the country's most vulnerable pastoralist households.
Marial Amuom Malek, security advisor and Member of Parliament (MP) in Lakes state's legislative assembly, said that "four SPLA soldiers were killed and one pastoralist youth was among those dead.