Enhancing the role of mountain forest resources in improving livelihoods in the Himalayas: Poverty reduction through forestry-related activities in Asia (2008)

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The IFAD-ICIMOD program goal is to secure livelihoods in the uplands and mountains of the Hindu-Kush Himalaya . The objectives of the IFAD Technical Grant Programmes with ICIMOD include: • Assessing opportunities for poverty reduction and environmental management provided by traditional shifting cultivation and engaging in policy dialogue, • Facilitating the development of subsistence shifting cultivation into commercially oriented integrated farming systems using participatory planning (P3DM) and modified sloping land agriculture technologies (SALT), • Sharing useful lessons on promotion of technological innovations through field level testing with the IFAD loan projects, and • Promoting the contribution of forest-based activities in improving livelihoods of poor.
Year: 2008
Language: English
In: Seminar on IFAD supported forestry-related programmes in collaboration with CIFOR, ICIMOD and ICRAF Asia-Pacific Forestry Week, Forestry in a Changing World, 26 April 2008 - Hanoi, Vietnam,

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