Managing Agrobiodiversity : Farmers' Changing Perspectives and Institutional Responses in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan Region (1998)

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ISBN: 92-9115-841-0
Language: English
Table of Contents:
  1. Front Matter
  2. The Challenges of Managing the Agrobiodiversity of the Hindu Kush-Himalayan Region: An Overview of Issues
  3. Part I: The Contribution of Mountain Cultures to Agrobiodiversity
  4. Contributions of Ethnic Diversity to the Evolution of Diverse Coexisting Mountain Agroecosystems: A Study of the North East Indian Himalayan Region
  5. The Role of Ethnic Diversity in the Evolution of Highland Agricultural Systems in Xinjiang, China
  6. Human Factors Influencing Agro-ecosystem Diversity in the Hengduan Mountains of China
  7. The Impact of Migrating Mountain Farming Communities on Agrobiodiversity: A Case Study of the Li Minority Nationality in the Mountains of Hainan Island
  8. The Benefits to Agrobiodiversity of the Wide Range of Food Cultures in Nepal
  9. Part II: Transformation Processes in Mountain Agriculture and Implications for Agrobiodiversity
  10. The Dilemma of Balancing Horticulture Development with Conservation of the Diversity of Genetic Resources in the HKH Region
  11. Micro-level Evidence of Impacts on Agrobiodiversity Caused by the Change from Subsistence to Cash Crop Farming in the Hills
  12. The Dichotomy of Crop Diversity Management Issues in Subsistence and Commercial Hill Farming Systems in Nepal
  13. Account of a Mountain Farmer's Crop Replacement Process on Farm Land in the Indian Himalayas
  14. Using Agrobiodiversity for Developing Marginal Mountain Agroecosystems: The Experiences of a Pilot Project in the Tiahang Mountains, China
  15. Impact of Changing Agropastoral Systems on Agrobiodiversity : A Case Study of the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau
  16. A Study of the Process of Replacement of Old Crops and Land Races by New Crops in Sichuan, China
  17. Part III: Mountain Farmers' Traditional Seed Supply Systems: Agrobiodiversity Value and Sustainability
  18. Gene, Gender and Generation: Role of Traditional Seed Supply Systems in the Maintenance of Agrobiodiversity in Nepal
  19. The Successful Development of a Cash Crop from Local Biodiversity by Farmers in Sikkim, India
  20. Crop Breeding and Varietal Release Policies and Distribution System in China
  21. Part IV: Diversity and Risks to Crop Genetic Resources
  22. Crop Genepools in the North East Indian Himalayas and Threats
  23. What is happening to the Diversity of Rice Genetic Resources in China?
  24. State of Documentation and Collection of Crop Land Races and Wild Relatives in the Indian Himalayas
  25. Factors and Processes behind the Erosion of Crop Genetic Diversity in Nepal
  26. Gene Pools of Crop Land Races in Nepal and Threats
  27. Indigenous Horticultural Crops of the Indian Himalayas
  28. Crop Gene Pools in the Mountain Areas of Pakistan and Threats
  29. The Diversity of ( Minor) Fruit Crops and Wild Relatives in the Mountain Areas of Pakistan
  30. State of Underexploited Mountain Crops in the Indian Himalayas and Erosion Concerns
  31. Diversity of Land Races and Wild Relatives of the Soybean in China
  32. Part V: Ignored Potentials of the Diversity of Farm Animals
  33. Unique Livestock Resources of Mountain Farmers and the Compatibility of On-farm Conservation Efforts with Livestock Development Approaches
  34. The Diversity of Mountain Farm Animal Resources and Conservation Concerns in Pakistan
  35. Insect Biodiversity in Nepal and Its Value for Integrated Pest Management Systems
  36. Part VI: Institutional Innovation: Farmer-led Conservation Management
  37. Participatory Plant Breeding for In Situ Conservation of Crop Genetic Resources: A Case Study of High Altitude Rice in Nepal
  38. The Potential for Linking Conservation of Endangered Species with Productive Crop Farming: Case of the Endangered Himalayan Honeybee, Apis Cerana
  39. Organizing Mountain Farmers to Carry Out In Situ Conservation of Their Agricultural Resources' Diversity
  40. Involving Farmers in the On Farm Conservation of Crop Genetic Resources: A History of Save the Seeds' Movement in Garhwal, Indian Himalayas
  41. Part VII: Recovering Lost Ground: Reshaping Institutional Responses
  42. An Inquiry into the Relationship between Agricultural Research, Development, and the issues Facing Agricultural Biodiversity Management in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan Region
  43. Can On-Farm Conservation be Compatible with Agricultural Development? Some Policies and Issues
  44. Agrobiodiversity Values and Issues Related to the Domestication and Farming of Kuth (Costus) by Highland Farmers in Lahul Valley, Himachal Pradesh, Indian Himalayas
  45. Use Value of Rice and Wheat Land Races in the Public Sector Breeding Programmes in Nepal
  46. The Shifting Perspectives of Biodiversity I Agrobiodiversity Related to Land Use in the Himalayas and Its Implications
  47. Addressing Broader Issues of Biodiversity / Agrobiodiversity Conservation within the Framework of National Policy: A Case from Nepal
  48. Incorporating the Intellectual Property Rights of Mountain Fanners over Native Crop Resources in the Agenda for Management of Mountain Agrobiodiversity
  49. Addresses of Authors (Chapterwise)
  50. Keyword Index
  51. Back Cover


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