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Pathways towards a sustainable mountain agriculture for the 21st century

Robert E. Rhoades

Pathways towards a sustainable mountain agriculture for the 21st century

the Hindu Kush-Himalayan experience

by Robert E. Rhoades

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Published by International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development in Kathmandu .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Himalaya Mountains Region.,
  • Himalaya Mountains Regions.
    • Subjects:
    • Hill farming -- Himalaya Mountains Region.,
    • Agricultural development -- Himalaya Mountains Regions.,
    • Sustainable development -- Himalaya Mountains Regions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 143-158) and index.

      StatementRobert E. Rhoades.
      ContributionsInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS604.3 .R45 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination161 p. :
      Number of Pages161
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL507001M
      ISBN 109291156450
      LC Control Number98904594

      Pricing for a pre-ordered book is estimated and subject to change. Hagen has worked on projects focusing on sustainable urban and regional development with the Development Agency of Rhineland Palatinate Entwicklungsagentur Rheinland-Pfalz e. Slide presentations and audio recordings are available here. The database also includes citations to book reviews from approximately major journals of American history and culture, and relevant dissertations from Dissertation Abstracts International.

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      In Access to Destinations, ed. A panel of scientific and technology advisers to President Obama warned that the nation risks losing its longstanding supremacy in food production because research in agriculture has not kept up with new challenges, such as climate change; depleted land and water resources; and emerging pests, pathogens, and invasive plants. Reference Room, G F1. Eury Appalachian Collection Agricultural History. They are independent, nonprofit institutions that provide science, technology, and health policy advice under an congressional charter.


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