Search for dissertations about: "Maasai"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the word Maasai.

  1. 1. Pastoral pasts in the Amboseli landscape : An archaeological exploration of the Amboseli ecosystem from the later Holocene to the colonial period

    Author : Anna Shoemaker; Paul Lane; Andrew Reid; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Pastoralism; Amboseli; Historical Archaeology; Eastern Africa; Eastern African Iron Age; Maasai; Pastoral Archaeology; Usable Pasts; Archaeology; Arkeologi;

    Abstract : The Amboseli ecosystem, home of Amboseli National Park, is renowned for its extraordinary biodiversity, and has long drawn the attention of conservationists and ecologists hoping to safeguard the healthy functioning of this Kenyan rangeland and the pastoral traditions that have brought this landscape into being. There is major concern currently however, as present day Amboseli pastoral livelihoods are said to be in decline owing to rangelands being settled, fenced, and converted to farmland. READ MORE

  2. 2. Women at a loss : changes in Maasai pastoralism and their effects on gender relations

    Author : Aud Talle; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

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  3. 3. Breeding programme and infrastructure : the case of Red Maasai sheep in Kenya

    Author : Emelie Zonabend König; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; []
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to study potential breeding strategies for indigenous livestock in Eastern and Southern Africa under low input production systems. The thesis covered a study of the status of supportive infrastructure for use of animal genetic resources. READ MORE

  4. 4. Under the same shade - Popular perceptions of political change and the challenges of consolidating multiparty democracy in Tanzania

    Author : Petri Ruotsalainen; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; democracy transition; consolidation of democracy; popular perceptions; customary leadership; political change; elections; peace; unity; harmony; Tanzania;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with the question of how people in rural areas have perceived the change of political system from one-party to multi-party during the 1990s in Tanzania. Tanzania has to this date performed three general elections but still the ruling party CCM has a strong grip over politics in the country. READ MORE