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Year: 2009
Since January 2005, this action-research project has focused on developing alternative tools to protect traditional knowledge which are rooted in local customary laws rather than based on existing Intellectual Property standards
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Year: 2009
For indigenous peoples round the world, traditional knowledge based on natural resources such as medicinal herbs forms the core of culture and identity
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Year: 2009
The flooding that devastated the Amazonian department of Beni in 2008 was the worst in at least fifty years, affecting 118,000 people and around three quarters of the total surface area of Beni
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Year: 2009
Articles in the Bulletin focus on the theme of mountain agriculture and include the following:
  • Recognising the amenities of mountain agriculture in Europe by Thomas Dax
  • Agricultural Diversity in Coping with Climate Change by Bandana Shakya
  • Livelihoods at Risk: Agricultural Viability and Converging Climatic and Economic Change in the Central Andes by Adam French and Jeffrey Bury
  • Traditional irrigation system: A case of Apatani tribe in Arunachal Himalaya, North East India by Mihin Dollo
  • Medicinal Plants in the Valais: A success story by Charly Darbellay
  • No Land Left for Women: Property Rights in Baltistan (Central Karakoram) by Nadine Guenther, Tine Maikowski & Matthias Schmidt
  • From subsistence to cash generating crops: a case study of changing cropping pattern in the Garhwal Himalaya, India Dr
  • Experiences in Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resource Management in the mid-hills of Nepal: out-scaling the lessons Isabelle Providoli
  • Dzo: the mule of the Himalayas in a changing climate by Nakul Chettri
  • Women on forefront:  Conservation of Traditional Crop Biodiversity: A Study of Uttarakhand State in Indian Himalaya by Rajendra Prasad Juyal and Mahesh Chandra Sati
  • Nepal’s declining agriculture production in changing climate by Mohan Prasad Devkota and Ashok Kumar Koirala
  • Mountain Farming Support in Austria by Gerhard Hovorka and Thomas Dax
  • Himalayan Pastoralism by Naomi Bishop
  • Promoting Food Self-Sufficiency in the mid-hills of Nepal: fertilizers or farmyard manure? Prepared by the SDC-Helvetas-Intercooperation Sustainable Soil Management Programme, Nepal
  • Interview with Mr. Mahabir Pun, Chairman at E-network Research and Development
  • Film Screenings - An effective tool for Conservation Education by Nimesh Ved
  • Maintaining Agricultural Biodiversity in the European Mountain Regions: Alps, Carpathians and Balkans SAVE Monitoring Institute by Elli Broxham and Waltraud Kugler
  • World premiere of a high-realist portrait of the Cross River gorilla by African Conservation Foundation
  • Foundation for Sustainable Development in Mountain Regions (FDDM) by Eric Nanchen

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Year: 2009
Ethnopharmacological knowledge is common and import among tribal populations but much of the information is empirical at best lacking scientific validation
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Year: 2009
Communities in the Yuksam-Dzongri trekking corridor of Sikkim use a wide variety of plant species as firewood and fodder with species preferences based on their local knowledge
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Year: 2009
Mountains cover 24 percent of the global land area and affect half the human population
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Year: 2009
The central objective of the research project 'Documenting and Assessing Adaptation Strategies to Too Much, Too Little Water' is to document adaptation strategies at local or community level to constraints and hazards related to water and induced by climate change in the Himalayan region, including how people are affected by water stress and hazards, their local short and long-term responses, and the extent to which these strategies reduce vulnerability to water stress and hazards
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Year: 2009
Five case studies were carried out between June 2008 and September 2009 (in Chitral District, Pakistan; the Koshi basin, Nepal; Bihar, India; Assam, India; and Yunnan province, China) to document adaptation strategies at local or community level to constraints and hazards related to water and induced by climate change in the Himalayan region
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