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Need for a conservation-based rural development strategy in the Himalayas


Journal of Rural Development, India 2(1): 138-143
Need for a conservation-based rural development strategy in the Himalayas
This article examines the environmental impact of the rural ecosystem (firewood, timber, quarrying, forest clearance, land use, overgrazing, etc.); computes losses incurred; and provides suggestions for conservation-based development (covering animal husbandry, housing, quarrying, horticulture, alternative energy techniques and types of plough-share used).


Accession: 001101528



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