Posts Tagged ‘ Indian Himalayan Region ’

Agro-Forestry: A Futuristic Solution In Mountains!

Aug 19th, 2011 | By
Dr. Shalini Dhyani




Shalini Dhyani: With depletion of agricultural lands due to shift in monsoon patterns, landslides, run off, regular leaching of nutrients, and drying up of natural springs and lack of irrigation facilities has resulted into uneconomical agriculture in the mountain regions of India. Most of the villages in mountains are witnessing migration at a very large

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Reform-The Way Forward!

Jul 29th, 2011 | By
Dr. Shalini Dhyani




Shalini Dhyani: The Indian Himalayan Region (IHR) is home to 40 million people, which is 3.8% of the total population of India. Since independence, the system of democratic governance ushered in new institutional arrangements with some specific arrangements to protect and maintain socio-cultural identities of the mountain societies in the Indian Himalayan Region. A wide

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