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Environment and Sustainable Development in the Himalaya

S S Negi (Author)
Synopsis The Himalayan region is very sensitive ecologically, and the development is taking place at a very fast rate. To improve the socio-economic condition of the people, and also to incorporate the latest methods and technologies available in all the fields, a suitable development policy based on sustainability and at the same time maintaining environmental stability is the need of the day. This book covers important topics on Environment problems and their management, Participatory natural resource and their sustainable use, Sustainable management of grasslands, Sustainable agriculture development, Sustainable horticulture development, Sustainable livestock and fodder development, Sustainable water use and management, Sustainable tourism development, integrated watershed development, Wildlife management, and Sustainable land development. It is hoped that the book will be useful for the scholars, environmentalist, planners, and others interested in the topic.
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About the author

S S Negi

Dr. S.S. Negi belongs to the Himachal Pradesh cadre of the Indian Forest Service. He has more than 100 books on forestry, environmental sciences and Himalayan studies to his credit. Dr. Negi has held important positions under the Central Government and Himachal Pradesh Government. These include Associate Professor, Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy, Dehradun; Assistant Director General, ICFRE; State Project Director, IWDP (World Bank-funded); and Member Secretary, H.P. State Pollution Control Board. He has been associated with many foreign universities including Munich University, Germany and Ballarat University, Australia, Presently, he is Director of the prestigious Forest Research Institute, Dehradun and also the ex-officio Vice Chancellor of the FRI Deemed University.

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Bibliographic information

Title Environment and Sustainable Development in the Himalaya
Author S S Negi
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2006
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8173871922
length 240p., Bibliography; Index; 23cm.