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Ritayan Mukherjee
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Dr Ilse Köhler-Rollefson
  India is at the eastern end of the distribution range of the one-humped camel (Camelus Dromedarius). As they have adapted to dry environments, camels do not thrive further east than the Aravalli Hills. Thus, their distribution in India is restricted to Rajasthan (where about 80 per cent of the…
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Dr Uttra Kothari
  Pastoralists are people who herd and subsist mainly on livestock and livestock production. Pastoralism is quite an accepted way of life in India’s diverse ecosystem. There are still a number of communities that move from place to place in search of livelihood, for example, the pastoral Gujjars,…
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As the agro-pastoral community, grapples with an increasingly hostile environment in India, this module examines the conditions they exist in and the solutions to their predicament. Every year, pastoralists and agriculturalists confront the possibility of draught and famine since rainfall is…
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This module presents an overview of the livestock traditions in North India while focussing on Rajasthan. It delves into the pastoral traditions of the North by understanding the shifts in the culture of cattle rearing from the colonial period right up to the livestock fair at Pushkar. A series of…
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Dinesh Khanna and Yashaswini Chandra
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