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A General Overview of Mountain Laws and Policies with Insights from the Mountain Forum's Electronic Conference on Mountain Policy and Law. 2000

Laws and policies concerning the conservation and sustainable development of mountain peoples and ecosystems are relatively small in number. Yet mountain areas are some of the most important regions in the world and are environmentally,...

Finding an equitable balance between the demands of lowland populations and the needs of mountain communities is an increasingly urgent priority, combined with a strong need to balance productive use of forests with their protection.

This report documents the comments and case studies provided by participants around the world in this electronic conference. Themes included: mountain...

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