Governance: Key for Environmental Sustainability in the Hindu Kush Himalaya

Hemant Raj Ojha, Rucha Ghate, Lam Dorji, Ankita Shrestha, Dinesh Paudel, Andrea Nightingale, Krishna Shrestha, Muhammad Arif Watto, Rajan Kotru

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The governance of environmental resources holds the key to the future of sustainable development in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH). 1. Institutional innovation-for landscape level governance, upstream-downstream linkages, and for translating policy goals into action; 2. Upscaling and institutionalizing decentralized and community based resource management practices; 3. Transboundary cooperation for managing connected landscapes; and 4. Science-policy-practice interface for decision making, learning and effective implementation of policies and programs.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Hindu Kush Himalaya Assessment
Subtitle of host publicationMountains, Climate Change, Sustainability and People
EditorsPhilippus Wester, Arabinda Mishra, Aditi Mukherji, Arun Bhakta Shrestha
Number of pages34
ISBN (Electronic)9783319922881
ISBN (Print)9783319922874
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2019
Externally publishedYes


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