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

Triloki Nath Dhar

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

[India study report]

by Triloki Nath Dhar

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Published by International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development in Kathmandu .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India.,
  • Himalaya Mountains Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Land use -- India.,
    • Land degradation -- India.,
    • Land capability for agriculture -- India.,
    • Land use -- Himalaya Mountains Region.,
    • Land degradation -- Himalaya Mountains Region.,
    • Land capability for agriculture -- Himalaya Mountains Region.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementT.N. Dhar.
      SeriesMFS case study,, ser. no. 00/1
      ContributionsInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD879.H56 D34 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination82 p. ;
      Number of Pages82
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL172909M
      LC Control Number99954057

      This open access volume is the first comprehensive assessment of the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region. It comprises important scientific research on the social, economic, and environmental pillars of sustainable mountain development and will serve as a basis for evidence-based decision-making to safeguard the environment and advance people’s well-being.   Impact of land use land cover change on ecosystem services. A healthy wetland provides a range of goods and services contributing to human wellbeing. Inle Lake, the first Biosphere Reserve in Myanmar, has been supporting the local inhabitants with ecosystem services (ES) including habitat for a wide range of biodiversity.

        Land policies, Land management and Land degradation in Hindu-Kush Himalayas: Bhutan study report: International Center for Integrated Mountain Development, Kathmandu. Google Scholar IDEAs,   India will host the 14th session of the Conference of Parties to United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) this year to address the issue of land degradation .

        The International Renewable Energy Agency and the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) have established an action-oriented partnership to accelerate the pace of RE adoption for strengthening economic value chains and developing resilient enterprises in the Hindu Kush Himalayas partnership aims to leverage the two institutions’ expertise and . Mountain Research and Development publishes research on topics related to mountains, mountain people and communities, and sustainable development in mountains.


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Land policy, land management, and land degradation in the Hindu Kush-Himalayas by Triloki Nath Dhar Download PDF EPUB FB2

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.

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. Abstract. The study on land policies, land management and land degradation in the north western Himalayan region of India is part of an overall effort by ICIMOD to assess the impact of land policies on land management and land degradation in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan region.

Dhar, TN (). Land policies, land management and land degradation in the Hindu kush-Himalayas. India Study Report. International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Google ScholarAuthor: Anshuman Bhardwaj, Rajesh Kumar, Lydia Sam, Lydia Sam, Lydia Sam. This book discusses the role of land use and land management policies, programmes, insitutional innovations, and economic incentives for the control and prevention of land degradation. Special attention is given to legal issues at the international level and in individual by: 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 watershed. The most dominant land cover is forest, making up % of the land area (Department of Forests and P ark Services ; Ministry of Agriculture and Forests ).

Bhutan also ranks as one. Land management Land is part and parcel of people’s lives. It provides food, water, livelihoods, biodiversity and a range of other benefits from its ecosystems.

This book describes the myriad components of the Hindu Kush-Himalaya (HKH) region. The contributors elaborate on challenges, failures, and successes in efforts to conserve the HKH, its indigenous plants and animals, and the watershed that runs from the very roof of the planet via world-rivers to marine estuaries, supporting a human population of some two billion people.

“If human actions have created the problems of climate change, land degradation and biodiversity loss, it is the strong intent, technology and intellect that will make a difference,” Mr. 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 the.

Geospatial Technologies for Land Degradation Assessment and Management, R. Dwivedi Books, CRC Press Books, at Meripustak. 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. Land policies, land management and land degradation in the Hindu Kush-Himalayas. Bangladesh study report. MFS Case Study Series International Center for Integrated Mountain Development.

Kaoneka, A. and B. Solberg, Forestry related land use in the West Usambara mountains, Tanzania. Rangeland Management in the Hindu Kush Himalayas: From Policy to Practice 30 THREE DECADES Rangeland resources are of great ecological, economic, and cultural value. Rangeland consists of natural grassland, shrub/scrub land, open woodland that can be used for livestock grazing, marshland, and sparsely vegetated dryland.

ICIMOD's regional rangeland program for the Hindu Kush-Himalayas Article (PDF Available) in Mountain Research and Development 27(May ). LAND DEGRADATION: WHAT IT IS, AND THE SIZE OF THE ISSUE 11 FROM LAND MANAGEMENT TO SUSTAINABLE LAND MANAGEMENT: CONCEPTS AND DEFINITIONS 12 2.

ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES IN LAND USE 14 TYPES OF LAND DEGRADATION 15 Deforestation 15 Degradation of biodiversity 16 Desertification and soil erosion Introduction The Context. The last few decades have seen considerable changes taking place in livestock population, structure, and management systems in the mid-mountain areas of the Hindu Kush-Himalayas (HKH) where mixed crop-livestock farming systems predominate.

By investing $1 in land restoration, a return of $10 can be expected with prudent farm practices and water management. India has already increased its land restoration target to 26 million. Terraces in the tropics / W. Critchley, Samran Sombatpanit, S.M.

Medina --Land degradation and soil conservation in China / Li Rui, Yang Qinke, Zhang Xiaoping, Li Zhiguang --Occurrence, prevention, and amelioration of soil salinity / P.A. Mendoza, Yang Jingsong, Terdsak Subhasaram --Using Sloping Agricultural Land Technology (SALT) for soil.

3. The role of the Hindu Kush Himalayas. From a nexus perspective the essential question is whether water and energy constraints can be overcome to grow adequate food for the growing population without degrading the natural resource base.

Water. Rice and wheat are the staple foods in South Asia; about 50% of dietary energy comes from these.able land management, the op12 funding window was used by many countries in which land degradation— specifically desertification and deforestation—was considered a major threat to the global environment.

The creation of op15 in formally operationalized the designation of land degradation as a focal area. executive summary.land degradations, their area and spread are tabulated and mapped. And the land resource inventory is georeferenced and can be used for launching programmes to rehabilitate and vegetate degraded and wastelands.

Chapter 9 discusses severity ranking of different states for different types of degraded lands.