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Impact of the lockdown on
pastoralists of Maharashtra

IntroductionThe dry land regions of Maharashtra provide natural topographiesthat are suitable for livestock rearing. They are crucial resources forsustaining pastoral lifestyles in the state. The pastoral communities ofMaharashtra consist of the Dhangars, Nanda Gawalis, Melghat Gawalis,Mathura Lambada, Rabari, Kurumars, Kanadi Hindu Talwar, Bharwads,Golkars, and Gowaris. In 2000, there were 313 nomadic tribes and 198denotified tribes …

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Understanding the Indigenous Socio-Economic and Ecological Systems of Indigenous Livestock Breeds for Designing Appropriate Extension Service And Delivery System

-By Kanna K. Siripurapu, Sajal Kulkarni*, & Sabyasachi Das Revitalizing Rainfed Agriculture Network, India. Address & Email of the Corresponding Author: Plot No-30, Near Renuka Mata Mandir,Yashoda Nagar Phase-1, Post Jaitala, Hingana Road, Nagpur-440036. sajalskulkarni@gmail.com ABSTRACT .Indigenous livestock breeds represent the collective heritage of the communities they are associated with, and cannot beconserved separately from …

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Natural fodder species and analysis for diet pattern in
breeding tract of Kathani cattle in Maharashtra

SAJAL KULKARNI, SUREKHA KALE, R.L. BHAGAT, A.B. PANDE AND D.K. KULKARNI ABSTRACT : Most commonly available fodder species of breeding tract of Kathani cattle in Maharashtra are collected andnutritionally analyzed and found to have protein ranging from 4.73 per cent to 13.39 per cent, fibre from 23.57 per cent to 34.44 percent, oil from 0.21 …

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breeding tract of Kathani cattle in Maharashtra
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KULLU CALL

For the Recognition of the Importance of Common Pool Resources (CPRs) and Pastoralism for India’s Livestock Sector Camel ( Rajasthan, Gujarat,   Madhya Pradesh) 3,50,000 10 3 298  Total 387987778 335156  ****based on calculations by Athani, B., et al( 2015) in the paper ‘The significance of  nomadic pastoralism for sustaining soil fertility in Northern Karnataka’, presented …

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