Livelihood diversification of farmers and nomads of eastern transect in Tibetan Plateau

@article{Yan2010LivelihoodDO,
  title={Livelihood diversification of farmers and nomads of eastern transect in Tibetan Plateau},
  author={Jianzhong Yan and Yingying Wu and Yili Zhang and Shaobin Zhou},
  journal={Journal of Geographical Sciences},
  year={2010},
  volume={20},
  pages={757-770}
}
Livelihoods of farmers and nomads in Tibetan Plateau are severely affected by grassland and herbal resources degeneration. How to help them achieve livelihood diversification is a key sustainable development issue. This paper examines livelihood assets, livelihood diversification level and livelihood strategies of farmers and nomads in 3 regions of eastern transect in Tibetan Plateau. The results show that livelihood diversification is a popular strategy. From high mountain gorge region to… CONTINUE READING