Bhutan and Environment
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- The BLDS environment collection
Search for the latest environment-related print documents on this country from the British Library for Development Studies collection
- Report on fieldwork from around the world documenting loss and damage due to climate change
- K. Warner; K. van der Geest; S. Kreft / United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security, 2012
- This study presents empirical findings from fieldwork around the world examining loss and damage caused by global warming. The report begins by defining and contextualising the emerging discourse on assessing, quantifying and reacting...
- Paper drawing recommendations for transboundary conservation from the Kangchenjunga region
- K. Phuntsho; N. Chettri; K. P. Oli / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, 2012
- This paper draws recommendations for transboundary and participatory biodiversity conservation from the Kangchenjunga Conservation Landscape Initiative. This 'biodiversity hotspot' - shared by Bhutan, India and Nepal - is one of seven...
- Transboundary landscape management framework for ecological and socioeconomic resilience
- B. Shakya 2012
- Current land management approaches focus on achieving ecological resilience for natural resources and biological diversity, and socioeconomic resilience for the people who depend on the land for their livelihoods and wellbeing. In the...
- Water and energy dynamics in the Greater Himalayan region: opportunities for environmental peacebuilding
- M. Renner / Norwegian Peacebuilding Centre, 2011
- The water crisis in the Greater Himalayas constitutes an enormous challenge for the region and a growing, if still under-reported, concern in the West. Elements of the crisis include floods and droughts, unpredictable changes in the t...
- Technology-based non structural measures for managing floods
- A.B. Shrestha / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, 2008
- Frequent flash floods in the Hindu-Kush Himalayan region pose a severe threat to life, livelihoods and infrastructure, both within the mountains and downstream. They tend to carry with them much higher amounts of debris which can caus...
- Community-based approaches to flash flood risk management
- A.B. Shrestha; S.H. Shah; R. Karim / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, 2008
- Frequent flash floods in the Hindu-Kush Himalayan region pose a severe threat to life, livelihoods and infrastructure, both within the mountains and downstream. Vulnerable groups, including people with disabilities, the poor, women an...
- Participatory forest management in South Asia: lessons from Nepal, India and Bhutan
- J. Statz; R. Kotru; H. Beukeboom / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, 2007
- Community participation in natural resource management and ecosystem conservation has been widely practised during the last two decades in countries of the Himalayan region, particularly in Nepal, India, and Bhutan. However, success a...
- Shifting cultivation as "good practice"?: lessons from the Eastern Himilayas
- E. Kerkhoff; E. Sharma / International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, 2006
- Hundreds of millions of people in Asia are dependent on shifting cultivation, yet the practice has tended to be seen in a negative light and discouraged by policy makers. This document challenges prevailing as...
- Action research projects in rural and marginalised parts of Asia
- S. Tyler / International Development Research Centre, 2006
- This book responds to the question of how poor rural people can improve their living conditions and the productivity of their resource base through local interventions in natural resource management. The book describes and analyses pr...
- Climate change will substantially impact development in South Asia
- M. Alam; L.A. Murray / International Institute for Environment and Development, 2005
- This paper provides an overview of the likely impacts of climate change on three of the least developed countries in South Asia: Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal. In these countries, climate change effects will include changes in temperat...