Traditional Farming Systems and Sustainability Issues: A Case for the Garhwal Himalaya, India

@inproceedings{Sati2010TraditionalFS,
  title={Traditional Farming Systems and Sustainability Issues: A Case for the Garhwal Himalaya, India},
  author={Vishwambhar Prasad Sati},
  year={2010}
}
This paper examines the traditional farming systems and their sustainability, in terms of food security, and what measures to be adapted for enhancement of livelihood of the inhabitants in the Garhwal Himalaya. The Garhwal Himalaya is located in the centre of the Himalayan Mountain System. Characterised by harsh climatic conditions, rough, rugged and precipitous terrain, fragile landscape and economic backwardness, about 95 per cent of the total population are inhabited in rural areas… CONTINUE READING