IDS Working Paper 601
Gain an introduction to to pastoralism, uncertainty and resilience, with lessons for global change.
During this free online course, you’ll explore key concepts, case studies and questions for debate.
The course is based on the work of the IDS-led PASTRES programme (Pastoralism, Uncertainty and Resilience: Global Lessons from the Margins) programme. The lectures were initially presented as part of the training of the PASTRES PhD student cohort during 2019.
The course is made available with support from the European Research Council.
To equip participants with basic knowledge about pastoralism and uncertainty, as fundamental to thinking about governance and policy in contemporary times. Participants will exploring new approaches both to understanding and response.
The course is suitable for students, practitioners and policymakers.
You’ll learn through as series of video lectures, readings and questions. There are 13 parts to the course. Each part takes approximately 40 minutes to work through. You can do all parts or dip into particular ones.
To get an introduction to the course, try listening to the first two lectures first.
Course contents include: