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The Karrayyu: pastoralism under threat

Uniquely adapted
  • Uncertain future
  • Uniquely adapted
  • Livestock essential for survival
  • Resources under threat
  • Rethinking pastoralism
  • A new approach
  • Capturing indigenous knowledge
  • Diversification
  • Moving with the times

Uniquely adapted

Traditionally, the Karrayyu practise transhumance pastoralism involving seasonal migration between fixed wet and dry season grazing areas. This way of life is particularly suitable for such arid areas, enabling community members to be highly adaptive to fluctuating conditions.

picture credit: © Beth Cullen



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