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Cover for One Health economics.

This chapter presents examples of how both costs and benefits of diseases and disease control can cross from animals to humans, and vice versa. These examples span from joint human and animal vaccination services for mobile pastoralists in Chad and brucellosis control in Mongolia, to rabies control ...

Author(s)
Zinsstag, J.; Choudhury, A.; Roth, F.; Shaw, A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643410)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Lessons from a territory-based community development approach in Mongolia: Ikhtamir Pasture User Groups.

This paper describes and evaluates the performance of Pasture User Groups (PUGs) in Ikhtamir Soum, Arkhangai Aimag (province): one of Green Gold's five pilot sites. Two PUGs were selected from two different locations. The Ishgent PUG, located around the lower reaches of the Khoit Tamir River,...

Author(s)
Dorligsuren, D.; Batbuyan, B.; Densambu, B.; Fassnacht, S. R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938949)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Synthesis: rangeland and community resilience in China and Mongolia.

This paper analyses and synthesizes the findings of the seven case-study chapters in this volume, to: (i) identify the factors that contributed to the emergence or resurgence of community management at the case-study sites; (ii) compare the different organizational models and management strategies...

Author(s)
Fernández-Giménez, M. E.; Baival, B.; Wang XiaoYi
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938949)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The market, the state and the environment: implications for community-based rangeland management.

This paper examines what was learned from the seven case studies about the impacts of the market economy, state policies and environmental change on herder communities in China and Mongolia. In particular, the potential roles of community-based rangeland management (CBRM) in mitigating the negative ...

Author(s)
Wang XiaoYi; Fernández-Giménez, M. E.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938949)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A case study of community-based rangeland management in Jinst <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Soum</i>, Mongolia.

This paper presents an analysis of two communities - one applying community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) and one not doing so - in terms of four resilience indicators: (i) the ability to live with change and uncertainty; (ii) the ability to implement diversity- enhancing practices;...

Author(s)
Baival, B.; Oyuntulkhuur, B.; Altanzul, T.; Fernández-Giménez, M. E.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938949)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Restoring community connections to the land: building resilience through community-based rangeland management in China and Mongolia.

This book contains 12 chapters providing information on case studies that describe the change, loss, re-emergence and resilience of seven herder communities located in distinct socio-ecological settings ranging from the Gobi Desert of Mongolia to the Tibetan Plateau regions of China's Sichuan and...

Author(s)
Fernández-Giménez, M. E.; Wang, X.; Baival, B.; Klein, J. A.; Reid, R. S.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938949)
Type
Book
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Cover for Asia.

This chapter presents case studies of conservation tourism from six Asian nations: India, Nepal, China, Mongolia, Russia and Malaysia. Asia embraces a very wide range of ecosystems, social and economic circumstances, and political systems, and therefore the contexts for conservation tourism in the...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936655)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Horse riding.

This chapter describes the structure of the horse-riding adventure sector and offers information on guest ranches and horse treks. Case studies from Mongolia, Australia and Chile are presented. For each of the three case studies, the place, operator, activity, equipment, accommodation, statistics,...

Author(s)
Ollenburg, C.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Evaluation, lessons learned and outlook.

This chapter evaluates the results of activities in the Netherlands Climate Change Studies Assistance Programme (NCCSAP) and pre-NCCSAP studies into a wider perspective: how Developing Countries (Bolivia, Mongolia, Yemen and Zimbabwe) can effectively deal with climate change in cooperation with...

Author(s)
Drunen, M. A. van; Lasage, R.; Dorland, C.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930776)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cross-country syntheses.

In this chapter, the technical consultants compare the Netherlands Climatic Change Studies Assistance Programme results in all countries (Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Egypt, Ghana, Kazakhstan, Mali, Mongolia, Senegal, Suriname, Vietnam, Yemen and Zimbabwe) sector by sector. They summarize the main...

Author(s)
Drunen, M. A. van; Lasage, R.; Dorland, C.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930776)
Type
Book chapter

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