(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2008)

Document title

Livelihood diversification and cropland use pattern in agro-pastoral mountainous region of eastern Tibetan Plateau

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

ZHANG L. (1) ; ZHANG Y. (1) ; YAN J. (1 2) ; WU Y. (2) ;
(1) Inst. of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Beijing, CHINE
(2) College of Resources and Environment, Southwest Univ., Chongqing, CHINE


Through stratified random sampling survey, participatory rural appraisal, investigation of household'plots and statistical methods, 63 households and 272 cropland plots were systematically investigated and sampled. The results show : 1) Different types of household have variety livelihood strategies; 2) Each livelihood strategy has its own impact on land use, mainly affecting land use type and land use intensification level; 3) Diversification into off-farm activities could be the key of building sustainable livelihood and the essential approach of realizing sustainable land use in the region


Article of periodic

published at : Journal of geographical sciences. Acta geographica sinica / ISSN 1009-637X

Editor : CHINE

Millesime : 2008, vol. 18, no4 [pp. 499-509]

Bibliographic references : 1 p.

Collation : 4 fig., 6 tabl.



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