Tubes, Tenure and Turbulence

The effects of drought related migration on tenure issues and resource management in Northern Senegal

By Kristine Juul

Drought is often associated with crisis. Drought may, however, also be analysed as a disruption of conventional routines enabling actors to innovate herding techniques and alter existing power structures as in northern Senegal, where pastoral migration acted as a catalyst for technological innovation. This book focuses on the changes in access and control over water and pastures which were triggered by post-drought population movements and explores the micro-politics surrounding the allocation of grazing lands and watering and the changing configurations of power which have ensued.


272 pages

Publication Date: 10/21/2005
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9783825856731