Conference materials

RESULTS: 34 conference materials found


20 January 2014 | CONFERENCE MATERIAL
Why Mountains Matter for Forests and Biodiversity
The brief recognises the role of mountains as centers of agro-biodiversity, and their importance for providing ecosystem goods and services. It describes these goods and services, including clean water, protection against natural hazards, as well as high biodiversity, and recreational and spiritual values. The brief calls for targets related to enhancing ecosystem services of at least 15% of degraded ecosystems, as well as the conservation of 17% of terrestrial areas of particular importance for biodiversity and ecosystem services and the reduction of loss of mountain biodiversity.
Available in English.
Mountain Societies Research Institute, University of Central Asia

20 January 2014 | CONFERENCE MATERIAL
Why Mountains Matter for Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction
The policy brief introduces the challenges facing mountain regions relating to vulnerability to natural hazards, high levels of poverty, and threats to water resources from climate change. The brief proposes targets to build resilience and reduce affected populations and loses from disasters in mountain regions by 50%. It calls for increased awareness of climate change threats in mountain regions and support for improved policy and frameworks for DRR.
Available in English.
Mountain Societies Research Institute, University of Central Asia

11 June 2011 | CONFERENCE MATERIAL
Challenges and opportunities of Pasture Management in Mongolia
Abstract of the presentation "Challenges and opportunities of Pasture Management in Mongolia", by  Hijaba Ykhanbai, PhD, Sc.D, Chairman, Environment and Development Association "JASIL".
 

11 June 2011 | CONFERENCE MATERIAL
Community based pasture management in Kyrgyzstan
"Community based pasture management in Kyrgyzstan" (Abstract) by Azamat Isakov, Project Coordinator CAMP Alatoo Public Foundation (azamat@camp.elcat.kg)   

11 June 2011 | CONFERENCE MATERIAL
Decentralized Pasture Governance in Kyrgyzstan: Challenges for implementation
"Decentralized Pasture Governance in Kyrgyzstan: Challenges for implementation" by Wibke Crewett.
 

11 June 2011 | CONFERENCE MATERIAL
Land Tenure in Afghanistan’s Central Highlands: Implications for Pasture Management
"Land Tenure in Afghanistan’s Central Highlands: Implications for Pasture Management" by Laurie Ashley, Aga Khan Foundation (laurie.ashley@gmail.com)
 

11 June 2011 | CONFERENCE MATERIAL
Enhancing Livestock Production Systems in Tajikistan to Mitigate Potential Impacts of Climate Change
"Enhancing Livestock Production Systems in Tajikistan to Mitigate Potential Impacts of Climate Change" (Abstract), by Nanda Joshi and Karim Maredia.

11 June 2011 | CONFERENCE MATERIAL
Market access and pastoral livelihood strategies in rural Kyrgyzstan
"Market access and pastoral livelihood strategies in rural Kyrgyzstan" (Abstract), by Daniel Maselli, Inam-ur-Rahim, Bassirou Bonfoh, Henri Rueff, Urs Wiesmann.
 

11 June 2011 | CONFERENCE MATERIAL
Agro-pastoralism in Chuy oblast: What is the place of livestock farming in the agrarian system?
"Agro-pastoralism in Chuy oblast: What is the place of livestock farming in the agrarian system?" by Raphaele de la Martiniere, post-grad student at University Paris-Ouest Nanterre (France) (raphaeledelamartiniere@gmail.com).

11 June 2011 | CONFERENCE MATERIAL
Mountain villages under the threat of climate change
"Mountain villages under the threat of climate change", Pilot research in Western Tajikistan, by Stefanie Christmann and Aden A. Aw-Hassan.
 

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