Local Customary Institutions as the Basis for Natural Resource Management Among Boran Pastoralists in Northern Kenya

Volume 51 Number 1A
Published: May 27, 2020

Policies for natural resource management and conservation often depend on new types of institution for their implementation, although the record of such innovation is poor. Research among the pastoral Boran of northern Kenya shows that customary institutions effectively manage many aspects of natural resource use, and could provide the starting point for new natural resource management policies.

From Issue: Vol. 51 No. 1A (2020) | Fifty Years of Research on Pastoralism and Development