ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Sustainable Cultivation of Medicinal Plants

Farming livelihoods in Uttaranchal are now threatened by the decline of conventional agriculture, shrinking forest cover and dearth of resources including water that once formed part of traditional rights. But as this study conducted over 12 villages in the Chamba region establishes, a revival can be attempted, with assured state support, by promoting and encouraging the sustained cultivation of medicinal plants.

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