2017
  • Non-Icimod Publication

Impact of Land Cover Change on a Mountain Ecosystem and Its Services: Case Study from the Phobjikha Valley, Bhutan

  • Chaudhary, S.
  • Tshering, D.
  • Phuntsho, T.
  • Uddin, K.
  • Shakya, B.
  • Chettri, N.

The study recommend diversifying the limited livelihood strategies (potato farming and livestock grazing) to reduce the potential vulnerability of the local community and reduce the pressure on forest and marsh. Proper land use planning in the valley would be beneficial to maintain and regulate land uses in an effective way and avoid possible conflicts between settlement, agriculture, forest, and marsh.

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  • Pages:
    1-12
  • Language:
    English
  • Published Year:
    2017

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