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To sell or not to sell - a pastoralist's dilemma: a lesson from the slaughterhouse

To sell or not to sell - a pastoralist's dilemma: a lesson from the slaughterhouse

Human Ecology 14(3): 287-310

Marketing strategies employed by herders in Piura, a coastal region in northern Peru, are discussed in conjunction with ecological and economic factors. Data from regional slaughterhouses were used to analyse decisions concerning livestock offtakes and to understand the rationale behind them. Piura is characterized by sharp weather changes, amplified by the El Nino phenomenon.

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DOI: 10.2307/4602812

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