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Community rights and livelihoods in the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve

Community rights and livelihoods in the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve

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Published by International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development in Kathmandu .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 31-32).

Other titlesCommunity rights and livelihoods in the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve, India
StatementSunil Dutt Kainthola with Dhan Singh Rana ... [et al.].
SeriesTalking points -- 1/06
ContributionsKainthola, Sunil Dutt., Rana, Dhan Singh., International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development.
The Physical Object
Pagination34 p. :
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16482635M
ISBN 109291150126
ISBN 109789291150120
LC Control Number2007388527

Hardbound. Condition: As New. New. Contents Preface. 1. Conservation and management of medicinal plants in India/Bikram Singh Sajwan and Chandra Prakash Kala. 2. Medicinal plant resources in Nanda Devi biosphere reserve in the Central Himalayas/K.P. . Improving livelihoods through communal tenure rights in the Maya Biosphere Reserve, Guatemala Guatemala Background 1 The Maya Biosphere reserve was created in , and covers over 50 percent of Petén state in Guatemala and is connected to protected areas in Belize and Mexico.   Killing a country’s ecology Colin Gonsalves They would impact the protected areas of the Nanda Devi National Park and Biosphere Reserve, . The Nanda Devi area, until fairly recently closed to visitors to protect its biodiversity and still heavily restricted (as of ), is home to miraculous mountains (most famously 7,m) Nanda Devi in its mountain-girt Sanctuary), and its own UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and National Park%.


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Community rights and livelihoods in the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Nanda Devi National Park or Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve, established in is a national park situated around the peak of Nanda Devi ( m) in the state of Uttarakhand in northern entire park lies at an elevation of more than 3, m (11, ft) above mean sea on: Uttarakhand, India.

Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve, located in the Himalayan Mountains in the northern part of the country, includes as core areas the Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers National Parks, which are one World Heritage site.

Nanda Devi National Park has remained more or less intact because of its inaccessibility. Nanda Devi (Hindi: नन्दा देवी) is the second highest mountain in India after Kangchenjunga and the highest located entirely within the country.

(Kangchenjunga, which is higher, is on the border of India and Nepal.)It is the 23rd-highest peak in the world. It was considered the highest mountain in the world before computations in proved Dhaulagiri to be ion: 7, m (25, ft) , Ranked 23rd.

Community rights and livelihoods in the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve, India. Abstract. This Talking Points document revisits the communities surrounding Nanda Devi, where the Chipko movement in which tree-hugging village women successfully prevented state-organised timber concessionaires from felling forest trees began in the s.

Nanda Devi view from Auli. Nanda Devi North and Nanda Devi South are two important glaciers, each with a length of approximately 19 km located in the river Rishi Ganga catchment. These glaciers originate on the southern slope of Nanda Devi peak ( m).

We share pictures of areas that form part of the Nandadevi Biosphere Reserve. U see Auli, Ghagharia, Valley of Flowers, Badrinath, last.

Keen to market Nanda Devi on the lines of Mount Everest, the Uttaranchal government is contemplating opening up the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve (NDBR) for limited tourism : Chandra Negi. Valley of Flowers and Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve. Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve was established in surrounds the highest peak of Highest Peak of India Mt.

Nanda Devi ( m) and it is declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve which is dominated by Nanda Devi peak is spread over an are of Sq Kms of core area and which encompassed by buffer zone. Nanda Devi National Park is a beautiful place, located in the Chamoli district of the state of Uttarakhand.

The park is situated around the peak of Nanda Devi (). Nanda Devi National Park is a part of Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve. It was declared as a National Park in the year of Total area of the park is about Km 2. The. Plant wealth of Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve (Flora of India) [Hajra, P.

K] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Plant wealth of Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve (Flora of India)Author: P. K Hajra. Abstract. This article examines the perception of the Bhotiya tribal community on the use and conservation of natural resources in Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve (NDBR), north-western Himalaya in India with an objective of identifying the bottlenecks in the sustainable management of forest resources of NDBR through people’s by: Medicinal Plant Resources in Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve in the Central Himalayas Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Herbs Spices & Medicinal Plants 8(4) December with Reads.

4 The present study was conducted in the buffer zone villages of the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve in the Himalayan state of Community rights and livelihoods in the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve book in India. Popularly known as the Niti Valley, the study area is located in the Joshimath block of the Chamoli Garhwal district, between the latitudes of 30 o 20’N and 31 o 00’N and longitudes of 79 o 40’E and 80 o 20’ by: 2.

Determining the barriers to and opportunities for community involvement in the management of the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve, Uttarakhand, India.

Chairperson: Dr. Keith Bosak. ABSTRACT. Today’s global political environment places a high value on social equality and economic : Trisha Singh. Kanchenjunga Biosphere Reserve from India has been in the news recently for its entry into the World Network of Biosphere Reserves under the UNESCO MAB Programme List.

Get the list for Biosphere Reserves in India. Know the functions of a biosphere reserve and know the three zones of the Biosphere. Download PDF for the list of biosphere reserves in India to prepare for the upcoming UPSC exams.

Changes in Vegetation Diversity and Plant Response in Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve over the Last Two Decades Thesis Submitted to Kumaun University, Nainital For the degree of Doctor of Philosophy In Botany () by Balwant Rawat G.B. Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development Kosi-Katarmal, Almora (Uttarakhand), India.

Key Documents. Redefining Tourism – Experiences and Insights from Rural Tourism Projects in India Prepared by Equations, November ; Community Rights and Livelihoods in the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve Prepared for ICIMOD Talking Points Series September ; Inde: les paysans privés de terres au nom de l’écologie From GEO January Culture Shock.

Sri Lanka: A Guide to Customs and Etiquette by Robert Barlas, Nanda P. Wanasundera and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Local peoples' knowledge, aptitude, and perceptions of planning and management issues were investigated in Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve (NDBR) in Uttaranchal State of India.

Conflicts ensued between local inhabitants and the management authority due to lack of community participation. Although most respondents seem to claim the knowledge of the objectives of Nanda Devi Biosphere Cited by: Local peoples' knowledge, aptitude, and perceptions of planning and management issues were investigated in Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve (NDBR) in Uttaranchal State of India.

Conflicts ensued between local inhabitants and the management authority due to lack of community by: According to A.K. Banerjee, the District Forestry Officer in charge of Nanda Devi at the time: "Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve is for the area's people and the effort is that the community here will be taken in­to account while drawing up schemes and when they be­come better off, the environment here will automatically flourish" (Rego ).

Landslides in Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve: NDBR lies at the interface of glacial and non-glacial environment and peri-glacial lies between the two. So the mechanisms and types of mass wasting change according to prevailing environment.

At the lower altitudes in non-glacial i.e., fluvial environment, landslides are common phenomena. This research uses the case of the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve (NDBR) in the Garhwal Himalayas of India to explore how conflicts over biosphere reserve management are grounded in competing social constructions of nature, reflected in discourse and trans­lated into resource management ideals.

They are: Nilgiri, Nanda Devi, Nokrek, Great Nicobar, Gulf of Mannar, Manas, Sunderbans, Similipal, Dibru Daikhowa, Dehong Deband, Pachmarhi, Kanchanjanga and Agasthyamalai. Out of 13 Biosphere Reserves, three have been recognised on World Network of Biosphere Reserves by UNESCO, namely, Nilgiri, Sunderbans and Gulf of Mannar.

The Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve (NDBR: 30 ’ and 31 02’ N Latitude, and 79 12’ and 80 0 ’19 E Longitude) in Chamoli, Pithoragarh and Bageshwar districts of the state of Uttarakhand, is located in West Himalaya Highland Biogeographic Zone (2a) and is distinguished globally or its f.

Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve is distinct for its rich bio-diversity and its pristine scenic beauty. A paradise for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts. NANDA DEVI NATIONAL PARK (Core - I): The Nanda Devi National Park is the first and foremost core of the NDBR and most valued property. Impact of Anthropogenic Activities on the Forest Ecosystem of Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve, Garhwal, Uttarakhand 1S.

TIWARI*, 2RITESH JOSHI & 1NAGENDRA KUMAR 1Department of Environment and Ecology, Consulting Engineering Services (India) Pvt. Ltd. 57 Manjusha Building. The Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve, configured as a central core zone ( km 2) surrounded by a buffer zone ( km 2), is located in the State of Uttar Pradesh ().The core zone consists of snow-covered peaks (including the second highest peak of India, the Nanda Devi, m), glaciers and alpine meadows and is devoid of any by: The entire Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve lies within the Western Himalayas Endemic Bird Area (EBA).

Seven restricted-range bird species are endemic to this part of the EBA. INTERNATIONAL DESIGNATIONS. Both Parks designated as core zones of Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve under the UNESCO Man and Biosphere Programme (,ha).

Reserve-People conflicts Reserve-people conflicts in Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve (NDBR) located in the Himalayan highlands biogeographic province of India, were studied intensively over a period of two year’s from tothrough socio-economic, cultural and attitudinal surveys.

In the spring ofthe new director of the NDBR opened up the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve (NDBR) to limited tourism for the first time in 20 years.

The government’s official plan envisions balancing biological conservation, economic development, and sustainable eco-tourism practices.

Caterpillar fungus also called Kira Jari locally, is endemic to the Tibetan Plateau and the adjacent alpine Himalayas. Over the last few decades, the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve (NDBR) dwellers have become astute to the commercial potential of Kira Jari (Ophiocordyceps sinensis).

Thus, the caterpillar fungus boom is facilitating the integration of rural upper Himalayan. Shrouded in controversy. A supposedly scientific expedition into the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve (ndbr) has stirred the minds of people in Lata village of district Chamoli, in say the expedition was a farce.

They claim it was a surreptitious attempt to open the region to high-end tourism with tour operators and touts in the cities minting money at the expense of local. The Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve is rich in biological wealth, cultural heritage, topography, and climate and soil types.

It is situated in the Himalayan highlands and lies in between 30° 05'° 02' N latitudes and 79° 12'- 80°19'E longitudes Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve in particular embodies.

Similarly, studies and annual surveys in Valley of Flowers National Park indicate the maintenance of the status of the flora, fauna and habitats. Both the National Parks and the Reserved Forests in the buffer zone of the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve are well protected and managed as per wildlife management and working plans respectively.

Mountain Shepherds is a grassroots initiative to ensure cultural survival and sustainable livelihoods in the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve, a breathtakingly beautiful Himalayan region in the northern state of Uttarakhand.

The highest Himalayan peak in Uttarakhand, Nanda Devi, at 25, feet, is protected by the halo of a dozen peaks around unique landscape and geography has fascinated.

The Study Area: Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve Introduction The NDBR is an important high altitude Himalayan protected area. It is one of least disturbed protected areas of world (Anonymous, and Gupta, ). The NDBR was named after the principal peak of the region i.e.

Nanda Devi ( m); the bliss giving goddess. It is also the. Garbage Out, Valley of Flowers In by Neeta Lal She has done exemplary eco-restoration work in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand, helped the Valley of Flowers National Park in Chamoli achieve World Heritage Site (WHS) status and set in motion a unique conservation movement that has helped save the ecologically fragile Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve.

Bosak, K. () Nature, conflict and biodiversity conservation in the Nanda Devi biosphere reserve. Conservation and Society 6 (3): – Bridgewater, P.

() Biosphere reserves: special places for people and by:   In the present study, two villages of the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve in Uttarakhand part of the Indian Himalaya i.e.

Lata and Dunagiri located at 2, and 3, m altitudes, respectively, were selected for the study of socio-economic profile and vegetation and for estimation of per capita fuelwood consumption and the degree of disturbance.

The park forms a part of the larger Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve which covers an area of ,ha spread over northern Garhwal and Kumaon. The national park was instituted in following grave. Sunil Kainthola Director at NANDA DEVI INSTITUTE OF ADVENTURE SPORTS AND OUTDOOR EDUCATION PRIVATE LIMITED Community Rights and Livelihoods in the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve, India ICIMOD Septem See publication.

The struggle for community based conservation and equitable tourism in the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve in india Title: Director at NANDA DEVI .For example, Around the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve in the western Himalaya, the Bhotiya community, whose livelihood is depends on local natural resources, practices seasonal and altitudinal migration and stay inside the buffer zone for only 6 months (May-October).Opening up, but tread softly.

April saw two diverse regions in India take a similar decision. Both partially opened the door to tourism in hitherto protected belts. One is a high altitude state; the other - a union territory -- is an archipelago of islands. Just like their disparate terrains, their ecotourism roadmaps are also poles apart.