Training nomads for change, with special reference to the Fulani in Nigeria.
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Published by University of Reading, Department of Agriculture and Horticulture .
Written in English


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Dissertation for the M.Sc. degree in Tropical Agricultural Development.

ContributionsUniversity of Reading. Department of Agriculture and Horticulture.
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Open LibraryOL18515262M

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In the Kachia reserve in central Nigeria, a school for Fulani nomads welcomes more than students. Designed by the Nigerian government in the s, these schools offer access to education for the children of herders.   And what are activities of Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria at present? Fulani can handle animals. They exchange livestock products on agricultural products. Fulani-semi-nomads are famous as professional shepherds. They take farmers’ livestock for grazing in exchange for offspring and farming products. In the past, the nomads have often come into. A socio-cultural exposition of the Fulani nomads in Nigeria.   A nomad school in central Nigeria has altered its timetable to let children help their herder parents.. The third part of our special report on Fulani nomads.

Engaging the nomadic Fulani in Nigeria The Fulani are the largest migratory people group in the world, numbering around 35 million – many of them living in Nigeria. At the same time, they are one of the world’s biggest unengaged tribal groups. Nomadic people have often been resistant to integration into formal education systems. The response of the Fulani of Nigeria is used as a case‐study to question the nature and purpose of dominant educational provision, whether for nomads or for majority groups. The culture and economy of the Fulani are described, and arguments derived which challenge the high premium placed on literacy and. Nigeria: Fulani Nomads - Govt Restriction, Other Problems Will Destroy Our Lifestyle These people have lost their herds due to conflicts and climate change, and come back to hit at society.   The hypothesis that nomads can apply the community-directed intervention (CDI) strategy for fever management in children under-5 was tested among nomadic Fulani communities in northeastern Nigeria. Twenty camps selected representatives who were trained to provide artemisinin-based combination therapy and ITNs to their members.

  In Nigeria (#12 on the World Watch List), the Muslim extremist group Boko Haram has become synonymous with violence against Christians. But in northern Nigeria’s Middle Belt area, the latest threat to Christian communities may arguably be even worse than Boko Haram: the Hausa-Fulani Muslim Herdsman. Clashes with militants among the predominantly Muslim group have claimed . The Fulani express their grudges on the N.C.N.E. and its management, accusing it of alienating the Fulani in educational planning and implementation. Despite these obstacles, there is prospects that education will spread among the Fulani, especially with the bleakness in the future of pastoral nomadism. REFERENCES. TO BE CONTINUED.   The hypothesis that nomads can apply the community-directed intervention (CDI) strategy for fever management in children under-5 was tested among nomadic Fulani communities in northeastern Nigeria. The Community Directed Interventions (CDI) strategy has proven effective in increasing access to health services in sedentary populations. It remains to be seen if CDI strategy is feasible among nomads given the dearth of demographic and medical data on the nomads. This study thus characterized the nomadic populations in Enugu State, Nigeria and outlined the potentials of implementing CDI.