Integrating farming and páramo conservation : A case study from Colombia

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Soulard, Christophe-Toussaint; Michel-Dounias, Isabelle; Posner, Joshua;
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1659/MRD-JOURNAL-D-10-00048.1
  • Subject: water resource;biodiversity conservation;farming system;farmer typology;parcels management;buffer zone management;geo agronomy | biodiversité | B50 - Histoire | | typologie | système d'exploitation agricole | eau | parcelle | A01 - Agriculture - Considérations générales | P01 - Conservation de la nature et ressources foncières | conservation des ressources

The Colombian environmental policy voted in 1993, which was to strengthen the protection of natural resources - particularly biodiversity and water - is totally unfavorable to farming in the strategic páramo ecosystem. However, many rural development practitioners and r... View more
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