Guide to biodiversity in the farmscapes of Lao PDR

A handbook about farmscape biodiversity in Laos. The handbook is intended to provide a brief overview of the special habitats in each region of the country and the important functions of these habitats. The guide focuses exclusively on farmscape biodiversity and not on natural ecosystems. The guide covers the importance of biodiversity for agriculture, provides an overview of agro-biodiversity in various regions of Laos, and describes major agro-biodiversity farmscapes. Finally, the authors discuss major threats to agro-biodiversity in Laos, and offer recommendations to farmers and planners. Lao version also available.

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Field Value
Document type Advocacy and promotional materials
Language of document
  • English
Topics
  • Agricultural production
  • Agriculture
  • Animals
  • Biodiversity
  • Environmental and biodiversity protection
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
Copyright Unclear copyright
Version / Edition 1.0
License unspecified
Author (individual) Nieman, Anne Louise
Co-author (individual) Kamp, Kevin
Publisher NAFRI; IUCN Lao PDR
Pagination 49
Date uploaded June 11, 2015, 03:59 (UTC)
Date modified June 21, 2016, 08:28 (UTC)