MANAGING UPLAND RESOURCES
MANAGING UPLAND RESOURCES
NEW APPROACHES FOR RURAL ENVIRONMENTS
by LOIS MANSFIELD
978-184995-229-3, June 2017
A comprehensive synthesis of academic and practical experience in understanding and managing upland environments.
Includes models and practice guides outlining how vital areas are to be managed, supported and developed for the future.
Provides practical options to create solutions.
Many traditional approaches to rural land management are strictly sectoral, with a rigid introspective focus. Consequently the impact of silo-driven change on other land users they can often be overlooked or not appreciated. This book critically reviews why there has yet to be a clear route to upland resource management and provides insight and options for integrated transdisciplinary land management solutions for rural areas, specifically uplands. It considers the problem in order to derive appropriate solutions enhanced by a number of in-depth case studies by resource management professionals and the use of many examples of contemporary good practice from different uplands, organisations, projects and programmes.
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