Tragedy of the Uncommon–Kenya: With Their Forests Vanished, Kenya’s Maasai Adapt

Transmara — Peter Ole Nembo stopped moving his livestock around in search of pasture and water in times of drought about a decade ago, when the government ended communal ownership of the Rift Valley district’s 2,850 square kilometres of land and divided it among individual owners.

Garry Rogers:  So many failed efforts to increase productivity.  As in China, this harsh reversal of Hardin’s Tragedy of the Commons makes it so clear that we cannot learn from our past.

See on allafrica.com

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