Publications

Explore publications from the PASTRES project on this page. You can also view a selected list of background publications on PASTRES themes.

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Online course: Pastoralism and Uncertainty

Online course: Pastoralism and UncertaintyPASTRES has produced an online course on ‘Pastoralism and Uncertainty’ based on our PhD programme. This open access course introduces key concepts, debates and real-life cases related to pastoralism around the world, for people to study at their own pace.

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Bibliography

on-the-moveOn the Move: A Bibliography on Pastoralism Research, Institute of Development Studies, 1970-2020
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IDS, March 2020


Special issues

IDS Bulletin: Fifty Years of Research on Pastoralism and Development
edited by Ian Scoones, May 2020


Books and book chapters

Nori, M. and Farinella, D. (2020) Lessons from the Mountains: Mobility and migrations in Euro-Mediterranean agro-pastoralism, Chapter in Rye, J.F. and O’Reilly, K. (eds.) International Labour Migration to Europe’s Rural Regions, Routledge (OPEN ACCESS)

Nori, M. and Farinella, D. (2020) Migration, Agriculture and Rural Development, IMISCOE short reader

Lind, J., Okenwa, D. and Scoones, I (eds.) (2020) The Politics of Land, Resources & Investment in Eastern Africa’s Pastoral Drylands, Suffolk: James Curry

Scoones, I. and Stirling, A. (2020) The Politics of Uncertainty: Challenges and Transformation, London: Routledge 

Scoones, I. and Pappagallo, L. (2020) On the Move: A Bibliography on Pastoralism Research, Institute of Development Studies, Sussex, 1970-2020. Brighton: IDS

Luisi, D. and Nori, M (2019) Foreigners in Alpine to Apennine ‘inner areas’ : the evidence of a territorial public policy, in Perlik, M.; Galera, G.; Machold, I. and Membretti, A. (eds.) Alpine refugees : immigration at the core of Europe, Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars

Nori, M. (2018) Migration, Agriculture and Rural Territories in the Mediterranean, Mediterra 2018: Migration and Inclusive Rural Development in the Mediterranean, Paris: CIHEAM

Nori, M. (2018) Rural Migrations and Mediterranean Agricultural Systems, IEMed Mediterranean Yearbook 2018, Barcelona: IEMed


Journal articles

Leach, M.; MacGregor, H.; Ripoll, S.; Scoones, I. and Wilkinson, A. (2021) Rethinking disease preparedness: incertitude and the politics of knowledge, Critical Public Health, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/09581596.2021.1885628  

Leach, M.; MacGregor, H.; Scoones, I. and Wilkinson, A. (2021) Post-pandemic transformations: How and why COVID-19 requires us to rethink developmentWorld Development, 138

Scoones, I. (2020) Pastoralists and peasants: perspectives on agrarian change, The Journal of Peasant Studies, DOI: 10.1080/03066150.2020.1802249  

Giulia Simula, Tsering Bum, Domenica Farinella, Natasha Maru, Tahira Shariff Mohamed, Masresha Taye & Palden Tsering (2020) COVID-19 and pastoralism: reflections from three continents, The Journal of Peasant Studies, DOI: 10.1080/03066150.2020.1808969 

Stirling, A. and Scoones, I. (2020) COVID-19 and the Futility of Control in the Modern World, Issues in Science and Technology, 36(4) Summer 2020: 25-27. 

Semplici, G. and Nori, M. (2020) Review of Crossing boundaries: Legal and policy arrangements for cross-border pastoralism by Jonathan Davies, Claire Ogali, Lydia Slobodian, Guyo Roba, Razingrim OuedraogoPastoralism, 10(11) 

Maru, N. (2020) A Relational View of Pastoral (im)mobilities, Nomadic Peoples 24 (2)

Nori, M and López-i-Gelats, F. (2020) Pastoral migrations and generational renewal in the Mediterranean, Economia Agraria y Recursos Naturales, Spanish Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 20(02), December.

Pappagallo, L and Semplici, G. (2020) Methodological Mess: Doing Research in Contexts of High Variability, Nomadic Peoples 24 (2)

Mohamed, T.; Taye, M.; Maru, N. Tsering, P.; Bum, T.; Simula, G. and Farinella, D. (2020) COVID-19 and Pastoralism: Reflections from Three Continents,  The Journal of Peasant Studies, DOI: 10.1080/03066150.2020.1808969

Scoones, I (2020) Pastoralists and Peasants: Perspectives on Agrarian Change, The Journal of Peasant Studies, DOI: 10.1080/03066150.2020.1802249

Nori, M. and Scoones, I. (2019) Pastoralism, Uncertainty and Resilience: Global Lessons from the Margins, Pastoralism 9 (10)

Scoones, I. (2018) Review of The End of Desertification? Disputing Environmental Change in the Drylands by Roy H. Behnke and Michael Mortimore, Pastoralism 8(26)

Rossi, M,; Rembold, F.; Bolognesi, M.; Nori, M.; Mureithi, S. and Nyberg, G. (2018) Mapping Land Enclosures and Vegetation Cover Changes in the Surroundings of Kenya’s Dadaab Refugee Camps with Very High Resolution Satellite Imagery, Land Degradation and Development, 3 (30)

Gongbuzeren.; Huntsinger, L. and Li, W. (2018). Rebuilding pastoral social-ecological resilience on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau in response to changes in policy, economics, and climateEcology and Society 23(2)

Gongbuzeren.; Zhang, Z. and Wu, J. (2019) How do Market-Based Rangeland Institutional Reforms affect Herders Engagement with Credit Loans within the Pastoral Regions of the Tibetan Plateau?, Journal of Rural Studies 73


Working papers

Nori, M. (2021) The evolving interface between pastoralism and uncertainty: reflecting on cases from three continents, EUI Working Paper RSCAS 2021/16, San Domenico di Fiesole: European University Institute

Nori, M., (2019) Herding Through Uncertainties – Regional Perspectives. Exploring the interfaces of pastoralists and uncertainty. Results from a literature review, EUI Working Paper RSCAS 2019/68, San Domenico di Fiesole: European University Institute

Nori, M., (2019) Herding Through Uncertainties – Principles and Practices. Exploring the interfaces of pastoralists and uncertainty. Results from a literature review, EUI Working Paper RSCAS 2019/69, San Domenico di Fiesole: European University Institute

Scoones, I. (2019) What is Uncertainty and Why Does it Matter? STEPS Working Paper 105, Brighton: ESRC STEPS Centre

Roe, E. (2019) A New Policy Narrative for Pastoralism? Pastoralists as Reliability Professionals and Pastoralist Systems as Infrastructure, STEPS Working Paper 113, Brighton: ESRC STEPS Centre


Briefings

Nori, M. and Triandafyllidou, A. (2019) Mediterranean Interfaces: Agriculture, Rural Development and Migration: Forward-Looking Policies and Programmes for an Integrated Approach, Global Governance Programme Policy Brief, Italy: European University Institute

Taye, M.; Alulu, V.; Gobu, W. and Jensen, N. (2019) Livestock Insurance Payouts and Coping Strategies of Pastoralists During Drought. ILRI Research Brief 90, Nairobi: International Livestock Research Institute

Corrado, A.; Nori, M.; Caruso, F.; Lo Cascio, M.; Palumbo, L. and Triandafyllidou, A. (2018) Is Italian Agriculture a ‘Pull Factor’ for Irregular Migration? If so, Why? Technical Report Open Society Policy Brief, Brussels: Open Society European Policy Institute


Reports

Nori, M.; Triandafyllidou, A.; Hénaff, H.; Robert, C.; Castro, G.; Abdelali-Martini, M. and Provenzano, G. (2018)  A Better Understanding of the Drivers and Impacts for Forward-looking Policies and Programmes, Forum on Agriculture, Rural Development and Migration in the Mediterranean, Italy: European University Institute

Corrado, A.; Nori, M.; Caruso, F.; Lo Cascio, M.; Palumbo, L. and Triandafyllidou, A. (2018) Is Italian Agriculture a ‘Pull Factor’ for Irregular Migration, if so Why? Policy Brief,  Open Society Policy Brief, Brussels: Open Society European Policy Institute

Blogs

Scoones, I. (2021) What bankers should learn from the traditions of pastoralism, AEON Essays, March 12 2021. 

Lind, J.; Okenwa, D. and Scoones, I. (2020) Global investment in dryland Eastern Africa has accentuated inequalities and social difference, Africa at LSE, October 2020. 

Nori, M. (2020) Living with the new coronavirus: learning from pastoralists, EUIdeas, April 2nd 2020