RESULTS: 43 reports found
Mountain Research and Development (MRD) Special issue: Central Asian Mountain Societies in Transition
UCA’s, Mountain Societies Research Centre (MSRC) researchers served as guest editors of this special issue of MRD, an international peer-reviewed journal published by the International Mountain Society, of which UCA and MSRC are institutional members.
Tree and Land Tenure: Rapid Appraisal Tools
The Rapid Rural Appraisal is a family of methodologies designed to encourage the participation of local communities in collection and use of information to improve their livelihoods. This qualitative research methodology can be used in three ways: 1) to gather general information about a topic; 2) to gather in-depth information about a particular subject; and 3) as a monitoring and evaluation tool. This manual offers background on the methodology and a toolkit of activities for use by researchers and practitioners. Originally published by United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in 1994, UCA’s, Mountain Societies Research Centre (MSRC) and the Mountain Partnership Consortium’s Central Asia Hub translated and printed the manual into Russian for use in the region.
Giving Entrepreneurs a Voice in the Future of Southern Kyrgyzstan
The violent events that unfolded in Southern Kyrgyzstan in June 2010 resulted in the destruction of homes and businesses, and threatened the livelihoods of micro and small entrepreneurs operating in the country’s southern region.