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Crossborder sharing of experiences in biodiversity management in the Kailash Sacred Landscape – Nepal and India, ICIMOD Proceedings

  • ICIMOD
  • RECAST
  • GBPNIHESD
  • WII
  • CHEA
  • Summary

Biodiversity is an important resource in the Kailash Sacred Landscape (KSL). It provides numerous ecosystem services, ranging from the provision of food, fuel, and shelter to cultural services including religious pilgrimages and tourism. The landscape serves as the habitat for numerous species of plants, including many important medicinal plants such as panchaule (Dactylorhiza hatagirea), jatamansi (Nardostachys jatamansi), kutki (Neopicrorhiza scrophulariiflora), and yartsa gunbu (Ophiocordyceps sinensis).

  • Pages:
    18
  • Language:
    English
  • Published Year:
    2019
  • Publisher Name:
    International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)
  • Publisher Place:
    Kathmandu, Nepal