Saving Ancient Walnut Forests In the Valleys of Central Asia

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Saving Ancient Walnut Forests In the Valleys of Central Asia

Post by Joe » Fri Sep 09, 2011 7:15 pm

http://e360.yale.edu/feature/saving_anc ... asia/2440/
The former Soviet republic of Kyrgyzstan is home to some of the world’s largest remaining forests of walnut and wild fruit trees. In an effort to sustainably manage this global resource, an international project has focused on ending Soviet-style management and giving power — and a profit incentive — to local farmers.
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Re: Saving Ancient Walnut Forests In the Valleys of Central

Post by edfrank » Fri Sep 09, 2011 7:25 pm

Joe,

Very cool report.

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