Saving Ancient Walnut Forests In the Valleys of Central Asia
Posted: Fri Sep 09, 2011 7:15 pm
http://e360.yale.edu/feature/saving_anc ... asia/2440/
JoeThe 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.
by mike ives