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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2000)

Document title

Protecting the snow leopard and enhancing farmers' livelihoods : a pilot insurance scheme in Baltistan

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

HUSSAIN S. ;

Abstract

Discussion of a pilot insurance plan to save the snow leopard in Balistan, a district in the Pakistani-controlled sector of Jammu and Kashmir State, while protecting farmers from predatory losses to their livestock, tipically goats. Each farmer pays a premium based on head of livestock. In addition, trekking expeditions focusing on the snow leopard contribute to the fund. The insurance fund is jointly managed by a village committee and Project Snow Leopard (PSL) staff. - (SLD)

Source

Article of periodic

published at : Mountain research and development / ISSN 0276-4741

Editor : United Nations University, Tokyo - JAPON (1981)

Millesime : 2000, vol. 20, no3 [pp. 226-231]

Bibliographic references : 4 ref.

Collation : Illustration ;

Language

Anglais

Localisation

Laboratoire INTERGEO - Paris

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 27286

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