Villages characterized by pasture and rangeland
The pastoral villages anthrome is characterized by settlements revolving around raising livestock for food and other products. The pastoral villages anthrome is generally characterized by low population densities (population ≥100 persons per square kilometer) and grazing land (≥20% grazing), and the communities living in these areas can be self-sufficient and isolated. The Pastoral village anthrome houses the seventh largest percentage of global population with the second smallest land area percentage. It contributes the fifth lowest percentage to global protected area and the second lowest percentage to key biodiversity area compared to the other anthrome classes. Pastoral villages rank the sixth lowest for carbon storage among the anthrome classes.
Pastoral Village anthromes near Konso, Ethiopia. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Konso_village_01.jpg Bernard Gagnon, CC BY-SA 3.0