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  1. Library Resource

    Volume 9 Issue 3

    Peer-reviewed publication
    March, 2020
    Nepal

    Farmland abandonment is considered as an important phenomenon for changing eco-environmental and sociocultural landscapes of mountainous rural landscape. Many studies have analyzed farmland abandonment, its driving factors, geophysical processes and consequences at landscape: however, very few have focused on mountainous developing countries such as in Nepal, which is a rapidly urbanizing country suffering from serious farmland abandonment.

  2. Library Resource

    Volume 9 Issue 1

    Peer-reviewed publication
    January, 2019
    Nepal

    Globally, farmland abandonment has been a major phenomenon for eco-environmental and social landscape changes in the mountain regions. Farmland abandonment led to endangering the capacity of mountain ecosystems as well as variety of eco-environmental processes that play a pivotal role in regional as well local level eco-environment security.

  3. Library Resource

    Volume 9 Issue 1

    Peer-reviewed publication
    January, 2019
    Nepal

    Outmigration has become a key livelihood strategy for an increasing number of rural households, which in turn has a profound effect on land management. Studies to date have mainly focused on migrant households, and there is limited literature on the differences in land management practices of migrant and nonmigrant households. This article drew on a current study to explore how outmigration affects land management practices in the context of rapidly changing rural communities and economics in the middle hills of Nepal.

  4. News
    4 January 2020
    Colombia

    Cerca de 500 personas tuvieron que huir hacia el casco urbano del municipio, debido a enfrentamientos entre grupos delincuenciales al servicio de narcos.

    Las víctimas tenían sus hogares en la vereda Brisas de Amburgo, donde los violentos sembraron temor y amenazas.

  5. Library Resource

    Volume 7 Issue 2

    Peer-reviewed publication
    June, 2018
    Nepal

    Flooding in the rapidly urbanizing city of Birendranagar, Nepal has been intensifying, culminating in massive loss of life and property during July and August 2014. No previous studies have monitored underlying land-cover dynamics and flood hazards for the area. This study described spatiotemporal urbanization dynamics and associated land-use/land-cover (LULC) changes of the city using Landsat imagery classifications for five periods between 1989 and 2016 (1989–1996, 1996–2001, 2001–2011, 2011–2016).

  6. Library Resource

    Volume 7 Issue 2

    Peer-reviewed publication
    June, 2018
    Nepal

    There have been drastic changes in resource use practices and land-use patterns in the middle mountains of Nepal as a result of human transformation processes of the environment. This study aimed at assessing land-use and land-cover changes, especially those related to forest cover changes, in Phewa Lake watershed—a typical middle mountain watershed of western Nepal—using multi-temporal Landsat images from 1995, 2005 and 2017.

  7. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    December, 2015
    Nepal

    Pokhara is one of the most naturally beautiful cities in the world with a unique geological setting. This important tourist city is under intense pressure from rapid urbanization and population growth. Multiple hazards and risks are rapidly increasing in Pokhara due to unsustainable land use practices, particularly the increase in built-up areas. This study examines the relationship among urbanization, land use/land cover dynamics and multiple hazard and risk analysis of the Pokhara valley from 1990 to 2013.

  8. Library Resource
    Peer-reviewed publication
    October, 2014
    Nepal

    Land is an integral part of people’s culture, economy, and livelihoods. Social and temporal mobility of people affect land acquisition, distribution, and utilization, which consequently impacts on food security and human wellbeing. Using the data collected by means of household survey, focus group discussions, in-depth interviews, and participant observation, this paper examines the dynamics of land-people relationships, mainly acquisition, redistribution, and reutilization of land, in the context of human migration.

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