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 (păs′tər-ə-lĭz′əm, pä′stər-)
1. The quality or state of being pastoral. Used especially of a literary work.
2. An economic system or way of life based on the raising and herding of livestock.

pas′tor·al·ist n.


(Agriculture) Austral a grazier or land-holder raising sheep, cattle, etc, on a large scale
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June 29, 2017 (ABYEI) -- The United Nations Interim Security Force in Abyei (UNISFA) on Monday facilitated the retrieval and handing-over of the 58 stolen herd of cattle to its rightful owner, a Ngok Dinka pastoralist in Todach village, 17 kilometres north from Abyei
Nomadic pastoralist communities, which constitute one tenth of Ethiopias population, have little access to health services.
Speaking on this occasion, Naveed Saleemi observed that there is no clear policy regarding landless mobile pastoralist.
that 85 per cent of drought-affected Somali refugees and host pastoralist
The communal usage system is unique and they have their own bylaws, from which we are learning," says Girma Getachew the project manager of Goal Borana, a non-governmental organisation whose work includes a pastoralist support programme involving healthcare, education, water and sanitation.
The itinerary reminds us that no English Renaissance pastoralist served Marvell as Spenser served Milton.
A pastoralist might not have direct dealings with this ruler if he paid the tribute through the ardo, but a highly nomadic, small group would.
By ISAIAH ESIPISUIn Olosho Oibor vilage in western part of Kajiado County, Samson Seketion, a pastoralist has set aside 50 acres for hay harvesting as a way of adapting to tough climatic conditions amid the shrinking rangeland.
November 18, 2017 (JUBA) -- South Sudan government in partnership with United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), have unveiled on an initiative to provide extended education services to nomadic pastoralist communities.
The review is based on a synthesis of literature on pastoralist food security, nutrition and health status and livelihoods in Kenya's rangelands.
In the pastoralist areas of Kenya, the price of goats declined by up to 30 percent over the last twelve months.
The pastoralist community will drop in numbers eventually.