Experience for Future Good Practice and Policy of Combined Carbon Management and Livelihood in HKH Region

  • Zhanhuan ShangEmail author
  • A. Allan Degen
  • Devendra Gauchan
  • Victor R. Squires


How can we improve carbon management at the field and household level? This is the key question to carry out implementation of climate control. Although traditional knowledge is important in guiding this practice, the modeling technique could be used to improve the traditional approach. In this chapter, we summarize experience of low carbon emission practices and cases of compensation in HKH areas to improve livelihood. The results, in some cases, could be recommended throughout the HKH by training and demonstration.


Good practice Carbon management Livelihood development HKH region Ecological compensation Training and demonstration 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhanhuan Shang
    • 1
    Email author
  • A. Allan Degen
    • 2
  • Devendra Gauchan
    • 3
  • Victor R. Squires
    • 4
    • 5
  1. 1.School of Life Sciences, State Key Laboratory of Grassland Agro-EcosystemsLanzhou UniversityLanzhouChina
  2. 2.Desert Animal Adaptations and Husbandry, Wyler Department of Dryland AgricultureBlaustein Institutes for Desert Research, Ben-Gurion University of NegevBeer ShevaIsrael
  3. 3.Bioversity InternationalLalitpurNepal
  4. 4.Institute of Desertification StudiesBeijingChina
  5. 5.University of AdelaideAdelaideAustralia

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