Sustainable development in western China managing people, livestock and grasslands in pastoral areas by Colin G. Brown

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  • Landschaftsentwicklung,
  • Management,
  • Sustainable development,
  • Grasslands,
  • Développement rural,
  • Range policy,
  • Nachhaltige Entwicklung,
  • Government policy,
  • Livestock,
  • Politique agricole,
  • China,
  • Aspect de l"environnement,
  • Rural development,
  • Range management,
  • Développement durable,
  • Grünland

About the Edition

This study provides a guide to & analysis of the intricate web of policies & institutions that now impact on grassland degradation & sustainable development in China"s pastoral region. It also reveals broader insights into how China grapples with complex ecological & livelihood problems as it rapidly modernises & develops.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 272-277) and index.

Book details

StatementColin G. Brown, Scott A. Waldron and John W. Longworth
ContributionsWaldron, Scott A., Longworth, John W. (John William), 1940-
LC ClassificationsSF85.4.C6 B76 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 294 p. :
Number of Pages294
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25051278M
ISBN 101845427440
ISBN 109781845427443
LC Control Number2008930897

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