Tanzania opens up more grazing land to drought-hit herders

By Kizito Makoye | Fri, 7 Mar 2014 10:15 AM
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DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Tanzania’s government is planning to open up special grazing areas for nomadic herders to give them better access to water and pastures, as part of a policy to prevent recurring conflicts between farmers and pastoralists.

The ambitious programme will see swathes of land allocated to meet the growing needs of livestock keepers, whose traditional ...

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