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Linda Pappagallo

Postgraduate Researcher

A large part of Linda’s professional experience has focused on research and data collection methodologies, including on Community-Based Rangeland, Livestock Management and governance impact data.

Linda has worked on pastoralism in the Middle East and North Africa, in particular with an Omani anthropologist on the shawawi  pastoralists in Jabal- Al Akhdar, speaking with pastoralists and rangers on governance issues at the frontiers of nature reserves in Iran, and working with the International Livestock Research Institute on assessing the possibility of applying payment for ecosystem services to pastoral systems in Tunisia. Her PhD research with the PASTRES project is exploring the impact of absentee livestock herding on rangeland health.

Linda holds a BSc in Economics from Nottingham University and a Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University (School of International Political Affairs), with a concentration in Energy and the Environment and a specialization in Applied Sciences.

Linda holds a BSc in Economics from Nottingham University and a Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University (School of International Political Affairs), with a concentration in Energy and the Environment and a specialization in Applied Sciences.

Research

Project

PASTRES: Pastoralism, Uncertainty and Resilience

PASTRES (Pastoralism, Uncertainty and Resilience: Global Lessons from the Margins) is a research project which aims to learn from the ways that pastoralists respond to uncertainty, applying such 'lessons from the margins' to global challenges.

Opinions

Publications

Journal

Fifty Years of Research on Pastoralism and Development

IDS Bulletin 51.1A

This archive IDS Bulletin reflects on 50 years of research on pastoralism at IDS. Much has changed, but there are also important continuities. The ‘end of pastoralism’ was proclaimed widely in the 1970s, yet, as a successful, resilient livelihood adapted to some of the harshest...

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Ian Scoones & 9 others

27 May 2020

Linda Pappagallo’s recent work