MSRC Activity Report (April - June 2011)
The Mountain Societies Research Centre’s (MSRC) Activity Report is the first of a series that highlights MSRC activities, work of its Fellows and Partners, covering activities since its inception to June 2011. Highlights include reports on the publication of Herders’ Manuals for Kyrgyz and Western Pamir pastures; an international conference on pastoralism; and WOCAT (World Overview of Conservation Approaches and Technologies) events.
The report also describes updates on a MSRC-coordinated assessment of progress on sustainable mountain development in Central Asia since the 1992 Earth Summit, in preparation for the Rio+20 Summit in June 2012; and progress on phase 1 of the Pilot Programme for Climate Resilience (PPCR) in Tajikistan. MSRC employment and fellowship opportunities are also included.