Common land

  1. Land, that is used by several / all people/farmers of an area. Common land exist still today, e.g. in mountain regions (e.g. the Alps) or on transhumance pathways.
  2. Pasture or woodland owned and managed by a local community for joint use.
(1) Definition elaborated by the Eucaland-Project for project purposes (2) Evert 2004: p. 24
Common land
Sheep herds grazing in the Pyrenees on common land, Artouste, France (Photo: Alexandra KRUSE 2008)

Sheep herds grazing in the Pyrenees on common land, Artouste, France (Photo: Alexandra KRUSE 2008)

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