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Global Rangelands: Progress and Prospects

Edited By: AC Grice and KC Hodgkinson

299 pages, Figs, tabs

CABI Publishing

Hardback | Dec 2002 | #116705 | ISBN: 0851995233
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NHBS Price: £105.00 $128/€118 approx

About this book

Rangelands are those parts of the world where pastoral people graze native and domestic herbivores on native vegetation. This book presents new concepts and systems approaches of use for the management of rangeland resources by the people that live there and the institutions and organisations that support them.


Managing grazing; range management and plant functional types; people and plant invasions; accounting for rangeland resources; desertification and soil processes; rehabilitation of mined surfaces; economics and ecology - working together for better policy; international perspectives on rangelands; future shocks to people and rangelands; rangelands livelihoods in the 21st century; indigenous people in rangelands; rangelands - people and rangeland biodiversity; integrating management of land and water resources - the social, economic and environmental consequences or tree management in rangelands; policies, planning and institutions for sustainable resource use: a participatory approach; building the future - a human development perspective; people and rangelands - building the future; building the future in rural development, education and communication; people - the future needs; a vision for rangelands.

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