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Land policies, land management, and land degradation in the Hindu Kush-Himalayas

Land policies, land management, and land degradation in the Hindu Kush-Himalayas

Nepal study report.

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Published by ICMOD in Kathmandu .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nepal.,
  • Hindu Kush-Himalayan Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Land use -- Nepal.,
    • Land degradation -- Nepal.,
    • Land capability for agriculture -- Nepal.,
    • Land use -- Hindu Kush-Himalayan Region.,
    • Land degradation -- Hindu Kush-Himalayan Region.,
    • Land capability for agriculture -- Hindu Kush-Himalayan Region.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesMFS case study,, ser. no. 00/2
      ContributionsSocioeconomic and Ethno-Political Research and Training Consultancy., International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD860.9.Z63 L36 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination98 p. ;
      Number of Pages98
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6859797M
      LC Control Number00370515

      World Bank (). China – air, land, and water: environmental priorities for a new millennium. Available at: (accessed 29 December ). Wu N., and Richards C. (). The privatization process of rangeland and its impacts on the pastoral dynamics in the Hindu-Kush Himalayas: the case of western Sichuan, by: Professor Lassoie studies the ecological and social variables underpinning the decision-making process related to conservation, natural resource and environmental management, and sustainable development. He is particularly interested in the role of local communities the management of parks, protected areas, and otherwise fragile landscapes in developing countries as well as the United States.

      Grasslands in the upper Indus basin provide a resource base for nomadic livestock grazing which is one of the major traditional livelihood practices in the area. The study presents climate patterns, grassland phenology, productivity and spatio-temporal climate controls on grassland growth using satellite data over the upper Indus basin of the Himalayan region, by: 5. About the Organisations The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development(ICIMOD) is an independent ‘Mountain Learning and Knowledge Centre’ serving the eight countries of the Hindu Kush-Himalayas – Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan – and the global mountain community.

      Publications advanced search. Publication Type This highly topical book considers the important question of how best to protect the environment of the Third Pole – the area comprising the Hindu Kush Himalayas and Tibetan Plateau – using the tool of international law. a map of Delft Island, illustrating its present land-use patterns.   The Hindu Kush Himalayas is one of the largest mountain systems in the world, covering million km 2 across eight countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan. The region is home to the world’s highest peaks, unique cultures, diverse flora and fauna, and a vast reserve of natural resources.


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Land policies, land management, and land degradation in the Hindu Kush-Himalayas Download PDF EPUB FB2

This study concerns government land policies and their impact on land utilization and management and on land degradation in Nepal. Land policies in Nepal, in general, are found to have a negative impact on the majority of the population and cause land degradation.

It is a mutually reinforcing process in which degradation has aggravated poverty and poverty has further exacerbated degradation. Government land policies and their impact on land utilization, land management and land degradation in Nepal are reviewed.

Land policies were, in general, found to have a negative impact on the majority of the population and cause land degradation. It is a mutually reinforcing process in which degradation has aggravated poverty and poverty has further exacerbated degradation.

Dhar, TN (). Land policies, land management and land degradation in the Hindu kush-Himalayas. India Study Report. International Centre for Integrated Author: Anshuman Bhardwaj, Rajesh Kumar, Lydia Sam, Lydia Sam, Lydia Sam. An extensive runoff and soil erosion study was conducted in Hilkot watershed, Pakistan.

The watershed consists of four major land uses including degraded, forests, agricultural, and pasture lands. The main objective of this dissertation was to provide a better understanding of the hydrologic and land use behavior of the : Suhail Zokaib. Land Policies, Land Management and Land Degradation in the Hindu Kush- Himalayas: India Study Report: Dhar, T.

ICIMOD: ICIMOD: IC Land Policies, Land Management and Land Degradation in the Hindu Kush- Himalayas: Nepal Study Report: Socioeconomic and Ethno-Political Research and Training Consultancy (p) Ltd. (SEEPORT. Land policies, land management, and land degradation in the Hindu Kush-Himalayas: China study report (MFS case study) by Yunlong Cai | 1 Jan Unknown Binding.

Causes of forest encroachment: An analysis of Bangladesh* Management and Land Degradation in the Hindu Kush-Himalayas. ineffective national policies for forest management and competing.

Mountain biodiversity conservation and management: A paradigm shift in policies and practices in the Hindu Kush-Himalayas Article (PDF Available) in Ecological Research 25(5) September. Nepal Himalayas. Experts say cold desert regions need special attention. Greater Noida, September 5 (India Science Wire): Degradation of land, which leads to the process of desertification, is not limited to arid and semi-arid areas but is also visible in high altitude regions that get very little rainfall and are known as cold deserts.

A critically important geo-ecological asset, the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) is the origin of 10 major river basins and encompasses over million km 2 area (Bajracharya and Shrestha ; Bajracharya et al. ) (Fig. ).This HKH area and Tien Shan mountains together form the largest area of permanent ice cover outside of the North and South Poles (hence, the occasional reference to Cited by: 4.

Land degradation, particularly soil erosion, is currently a major challenge for Nepal. With a high rate of population growth, subsistence-based rural economy, and increasingly intense rainfall events in the monsoon season, Nepal is prone to several forms of land degradation, such as floods, landslides, and soil erosion.

To understand the causes, impacts, and possible management options for Cited by: 8. Land policies, Land management and Land degradation in Hindu-Kush Himalayas: Bhutan study report: International Center for Integrated Mountain Development, Kathmandu.

Google Scholar IDEAs, Cited by: About the Organisations Asian Development Bank The Asian Development Bank(ADB)’s work is aimed at improving the welfare of the people of the Asia and Pacific region, particularly for the billion who live on less than $2 a day. Despite the success stories, Asia and.

Land management research for highland agriculture in transition: research highlight of the Soil Conservation Project (). Land policies, land management and land degradation in the Hindu Kush-Himalayas - China Study : Madhu Subedi.

Hindu Kush Karakoram Pamir Landscape Initiative (HKPL) Kailash Sacred Landscape Conservation and Development Initiative (KSLCDI) Kangchenjunga Landscape Conservation and Development Initiative (KLCDI) Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest.

ICIMOD Working Paper /8 REDD+ in the Hindu Kush Himalayas A stocktaking study from Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan About ICIMOD The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, ICIMOD, is a regional knowledge development and learning centre serving the eight regional member countries of the Hindu Kush Himalayas – Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China.

HICAP was a pioneering collaboration among three organizations – CICERO, ICIMOD, and GRID-Arendal – aimed at contributing to enhanced resilience of mountain communities, particularly women, through improved understanding of vulnerabilities, opportunities, and potentials for adaptation.

Causes of Forest Encroachment: An Analysis of Bangladesh Iftekhar, M.; Land policies, Land 28(7): – Management and Land Degradation in the Hindu Kush-Himalayas.

Sunderlin W. and Resosudarmo I.A.P., The effect of population Bangladesh study report. MFS Case Study Series International and migration on forest cover in Indonesia. The rangelands, land degradation and black beach: A review of research reports and discussions.in: N.

van Wageningen and Sa Wenjun (eds). The Living Plateau: Changing Lives of Herders in Qinghai. Kathmandu, Nepal: ICIMOD. Sheehy, D. Range resource management planning on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. 12 SOCIAL, CULTURAL AND ECONOMIC CONTEXT OF YAK PRODUCTION by Wu Ning [14] Overview.

Yak keeping is closely bound up with the social and cultural life of the people, most particularly in the vast rangeland grazing areas of the Qinghai-Tibetan. Origin & Geography: The highest and youngest mountain range in the world, the Himalayas are a geologic marvel that occurred when the Indo-Australian plate collided into the underbelly of the Eurasian plate, about 70 million years ago.

The Tethys Sea that had existed in the location, disappeared, and as the Indian landmass continued to ram into Asia, the soft sediments that had lain at the.2 About ICIMOD The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, ICIMOD, is a regional knowledge development and learning centre serving the eight regional member coun.The Indian Himalayas can be divided into different sections: western, central, and eastern; this presentation focused on comparing and contrasting these regions.

There is considerable complexity involved in observing changes over the Indian Himalayas. Most .