Book 2012

Rangeland Stewardship in Central Asia

Balancing Improved Livelihoods, Biodiversity Conservation and Land Protection

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ISBN: 978-94-007-5366-2 (Print) 978-94-007-5367-9 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxxv

  2. The Context

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-29

      Setting the Stage: Key Features of the Present-Day Central Asian Region: An Introduction to the Wider Historical, Social, Political, Economic, Cultural, and Ecologic Contexts of the Region in a Nutshell

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      Pages 31-50

      Better Land Stewardship: An Economic and Environmental Imperative, If There Is to Be Sustainable Development

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      Pages 51-67

      Evolution of Land Use in Pastoral Culture in Central Asia with Special Reference to Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan

  3. Land stewardship: from concept to practice

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 69-69

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      Pages 71-90

      Land Stewardship in Practice: An Example from the Eastern Pamirs of Tajikistan

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      Pages 91-108

      Better Land Stewardship to Avert Poverty and Land Degradation: A Viewpoint from Afghanistan

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      Pages 109-127

      Extensive Livestock Production: Afghanistan’s Kuchi Herders, Risks to and Strategies for Their Survival

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      Pages 129-161

      Constraints and Barriers to Better Land Stewardship: Analysis of PRAs in Tajikistan

  4. Protecting Rural livelihoods: the key to land stewardship

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 163-163

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      Pages 165-187

      Rural Livelihoods in Tajikistan: What Factors and Policies Influence the Income and Well-Being of Rural Families?

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      Pages 189-212

      The Feed-Livestock Nexus: Livestock Development Policy in Tajikistan

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      Pages 213-235

      Rangeland-Based Livestock: A Vital Subsector Under Threat in Tajikistan

  5. Creating the enabling environment

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 237-237

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      Pages 239-274

      Pastoral Tenure in Central Asia: Theme and Variation in the Five Former Soviet Republics

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      Pages 275-303

      Governance and the Role of Institutions in Sustainable Development in the Central Asian Region

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      Pages 305-329

      Land Tenure Reform in Tajikistan: Implications for Land Stewardship and Social Sustainability: A Case Study

  6. Land protection

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 331-331

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      Pages 333-356

      Engaging with Land Users: The First Steps on a Long Road

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      Pages 357-380

      Fostering Community-Based Stewardship of Wildlife in Central Asia: Transforming Snow Leopards from Pests into Valued Assets

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      Pages 381-404

      Participatory Management of Desert Rangelands to Improve Food Security and Sustain the Natural Resource Base in Uzbekistan

  7. Where to from here?

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 405-405

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      Pages 407-429

      International Perspectives on Legislative and Administrative Reforms as an Aid to Better Land Stewardship

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      Pages 431-448

      Conclusions and a Way Forward

  8. Back Matter

    Pages 449-458