Livelihood Security in Northwestern Himalaya

Case Studies from Changing Socio-economic Environments in Himachal Pradesh, India

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ISBN: 978-4-431-54867-6 (Print) 978-4-431-54868-3 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

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    Pages 1-7

    Introduction: Livelihood Security in Changing Socio-Economic Environment in Himachal Pradesh

  3. Roles of Agriculture in the Context of Changing Environment

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      Pages 9-9

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      Pages 11-26

      Geographic and Socio-Economic Realities of Himachal Pradesh, Northwestern Himalaya

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      Pages 27-40

      Climate Change, Glacier Lakes, and Livelihoods

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      Pages 41-51

      Land Use and Cover Change

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      Pages 53-66

      Human-Induced Biome and Livelihood Security

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      Pages 67-82

      Dynamics of Agricultural Production

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      Pages 83-92

      Shifting from Traditional Food Cropping to Cash Cropping

  4. Promoting Livelihood Security in Community Through Forestry Activities

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 93-93

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      Pages 95-106

      Agriculture and Forestry Based Livelihood Capital Assessment

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      Pages 107-122

      The Challenges of Reforesting the Himalayas Through the Clean Development Mechanism: Perspectives from Rural Villages

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      Pages 123-137

      Participation in a CDM Afforestation/Reforestation Project in Himachal Pradesh: Success Stories and Shortcomings

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      Pages 139-153

      Ecosystem Services in Changing Environment

  5. Livelihood Security of Different Ethnic Groups, Roles of the NGOs and Tourism

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 155-155

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      Pages 157-171

      On-Migration Aspirations and Livelihood Among Tibetan Newcomers

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      Pages 173-187

      Indian NGOs and Their Role of Networking

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      Pages 189-202

      Tourism and Solid Waste Management

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      Pages 203-219

      Rural Non-farm and Tourism Based Livelihood Options

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      Pages 221-237

      Livelihood Space of an Indigenous Indian Tribe: Gaddi Community and Its Livelihood Strategies

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      Pages 239-248

      Small Hydro Power Projects and Community Participation

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      Pages 249-258

      Livelihood Security in Changing Socio-Economic Environment: Summary and Policy Recommendations