Shaping landscapes through development interventions

Thorat, Ovee (2017) Shaping landscapes through development interventions. Seminar, 695. pp. 46-52. ISSN 0971-6742

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GRASSLANDS used by pastoral communities for open range grazing contain extremely dynamic ecology and land use patterns. These landscapes are complex, messy and difficult to understand, but interventions that take place for the betterment of these landscapes often focus on a very simplified view of the larger complex system. The normative values behind the interventions, and their goals, depend on the actors that are making those decisions, the biophysical nature of the landscape, the management history of that landscape, and most importantly, the larger political economy.

Item Type: Article
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Landscapes, Grasslands, Conservation, Banni grasslands, Kachchh, Gujarat
Subjects: C Publications by ATREEians > K Popular Articles
Divisions: Publications by ATREEians > Popular Articles
Depositing User: Ms Kalpana S
Date Deposited: 17 Jul 2017 09:57
Last Modified: 17 Jul 2017 09:57

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