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The Karrayyu: pastoralism under threat

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

Livestock essential for survival

The Karrayyu keep mixed herds of cattle, camels, sheep and goats which utilise a wide variety of fodder types. Animals are essential to their survival and provide food, traction power and income.

picture credit: © Beth Cullen



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