Market access and community size influence pastoral management of native and exotic livestock species: A case study in communities of the Cordillera Real in Bolivia's high Andean wetlands.

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Struelens, Quentin; Gonzales Pomar, Karina; Loza Herrera, Susi; Nina Huanca, Gaby; Dangles, Olivier; Rebaudo, François;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 12,issue 12 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5724826, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0189409
  • Subject: Geomorphology | Research Article | Freshwater Environments | Earth Sciences | Grazing | Eukaryota | Geoinformatics | Ecology and Environmental Sciences | Ruminants | Geographical locations | Geographic Information Systems | Agriculture | Wetlands | Marine and Aquatic Sciences | Ecology | People and places | Geography | Livestock | South America | Animals | Behavior | Aquatic Environments | Sheep | Seasons | Biology and Life Sciences | Computer and Information Sciences | Animal Behavior | Topography | Medicine | Vertebrates | Amniotes | Landforms | Q | R | Mammals | Bolivia | Ecosystems | Science | Organisms | Zoology

Grazing areas management is of utmost importance in the Andean region. In the valleys of the Bolivian Cordillera Real near La Paz, pastoralism constitutes the traditional way for people to insure food security and economical sustainability. In these harsh mountains, uni... View more
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