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How can AIT assist in reducing environmental degradation in pastoral areas?

Private ownership of animals and communal grazing land will inevitably lead to overgrazing and land degradation in pastoral areas if no corrective action is taken. Data on the stock density in relation to the long-term carrying capacity of the land could serve to trigger administrative interventions such as compulsory selling of stock that cannot be sustained in a normal year, moving herds to other areas and making provisions of feed supplements.

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