HOW WILL THE COMMISSION ENSURE SECURITY OF PASTORALISTS’ LIVELIHOODS AND TENURE TO LAND?

To secure pastoralists livelihoods and tenure to land, the Commission shall:
(a) Recognize pastoralism as a legitimate land use and production system;
(b) Review the Land (Group Representatives) Act and provide for pastoralism in the “Land Act”;
(c) Establish suitable methods for defining and registering land rights in pastoral areas while allowing pastoralists to maintain their unique land systems and livelihoods;
(d) Establish a legislative framework to regulate transactions in land in pastoral areas;
(e) Ensure that the rights of women in pastoral areas are recognized and protected;
(f) Provide for flexible and negotiated cross boundary access to protected areas, water, pastures and salt licks among different stakeholders for mutual benefit; and
(g) Ensure that all land uses and practices under pastoral tenure conform to the principles of sustainable resource management.