Nigeria’s nomadic Fulani population are in a time of rapid transition. Population in Nigeria has exploded in the past 50 years quadrupling in size. Desertification, lack of grazing lands and conflict with farmers for resources make it increasingly difficult for Fulani to continue their traditional pastoralist way of life. They now fall into three categories, fully nomadic, semi nomadic or settled. Many are now farming as well as herding to survive, and an increasing number of youth especially are leaving their traditions completely and moving to urban areas. This project will explore the changes in the Fulani lifestyle in Nigeria and also the changes to the land and their relationship to it.