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Cover for Rice-wheat cropping systems in the Indo-Gangetic plains: issues of water productivity in relation to new resource-conserving technologies.

The rice-wheat cropping system is found on 13.5 million ha in south Asia and is one of the most important cropping patterns for food self-security in the region. This system is found in the fertile, hot semi-arid to hot subhumid regions of the Indus and Gangetic alluvial plains of Bangladesh,...

Author(s)
Hobbs, P. R.; Gupta, R. K.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996691)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Community-based tourism for conservation and women's development.

An examination of the role of women in community-based mountain tourism is presented, focusing in particular on the pronounced gender imbalance in tourism decision-making in villages in Nepal. Despite their participation in caring for tourists as guests to their villages, women are often excluded...

Author(s)
Lama, W. B.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993911)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Women's management of mountain forests.

With reference to the Hindu Kush-Himalayan region.

Author(s)
Gurung, J. D.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994468)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mountain tourism and public policy in Nepal.

A review of the comparative advantages of using mountains relative to other tourist assets as instruments of development is presented, as well as a consideration of the problems of implementation that arise in the context of Nepal. Furthermore, the strategic policy implications of mountain tourism...

Author(s)
MacLellan, L. R.; Dieke, P. U. C.; Thapa, B. K.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993911)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Too much too fast: lessons from Nepal's lost kingdom of Mustang.

A case study is presented of the Upper Mustang Conservation and Development Project (UMCDP). The chapter shows how rapid, poorly planned tourism development in remote mountain areas like Upper Mustang undermines the chances not only for successful community based mountain tourism, but also for the...

Author(s)
Gurung, C. P.; DeCoursey, M. A.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993911)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Energy from the Hindu Kush-Himalayan mountain forests.

Including 3 case studies from other regions: coppices and fuelwood production in Italy (Torta, G.); planting stock quality and establishment in the New Zealand high country (Ledgard, N. J.; Baker, G. C.); and choosing species for planting in the Ecuadorian Andes (Hofstede, R. G. M.; Jongsma, W.;...

Author(s)
Rijal, K.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994468)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The potential of medicinal and aromatic plants for sustainable mountain development in Nepal.

Including a case study on the potential of bamboo resources in mountainous China (Ruiz Pérez, M.; Maoyi, F.; Belcher, B.; Xiaosheng, Y.).

Author(s)
Shrestha, T. B.; Pokharel, S.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994468)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Institutions for the collaborative management of mountain forests.

Including a case study on sustainable mountain forestry and participatory watershed management in the PUCD (Inter-regional Project for Participatory Upland Conservation and Development) project in Bolivia, Burundi, Nepal, Pakistan and Tunisia (Fé d'Ostiani, L.).

Author(s)
Dubois, O.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994468)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 'Participatory research' - is this research?

The discussion is illustrated by 2 examples, from Nepal and Andhra Pradesh (India).

Author(s)
Branney, P.; Hobley, M.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994468)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Understanding farmers' knowledge as the basis for collaboration with plant breeders: methodological development and examples from ongoing research in Mexico, Syria, Cuba and Nepal.

There has been very little comparative research on farmers' and scientists' theoretical or conceptual knowledge, sometimes leading to reliance on untested assumptions in plant breeding projects that attempt to work with farmers. We propose an alternative approach that is inductive, based on a very...

Author(s)
Soleri, D.; Cleveland, D. A.; Smith, S. E.; Ceccarelli, S.; Grando, S.; Rana, R. B.; Rijal, D.; Ríos Labrada, H.
ISBN
2002 CABI (H ISBN 9780851995854)
Type
Book chapter

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