publication . Doctoral thesis . 2014

Methodological issues in implementing a sustainable forest management plan in remote mountain areas - The Karakorum (Pakistan)

Ferrari, Efrem;
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  • Published: 28 Jan 2014
  • Country: Italy
Abstract
Based on a practical case-study, the Central Karakorum National Park - Gilgit-Baltistan - Pakistan, the aim of the thesis is to present a methodological framework for promoting the sustainable forest management in mountain areas characterized by remoteness, difficulties of access and where few data are available. Forest resources of Karakorum Mountains assume an essential role for the livelihoods of local communities, heavily dependent on wood for heating, cooking and construction purposes. However, uncontrolled and long lasting anthropogenic pressures (as grazing, high firewood necessities, increase in population) have slowly but continuously degraded forest re...
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free text keywords: AGR/05 Assestamento forestale e selvicoltura
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