IRDR young scientist Dr. Suresh Chaudhary recently published his research on Sustainability with his colleagues.
Citation: Chaudhary, S., Wang, Y., Khanal, N. R., Xu, P., Fu, B., Dixit, A. M., … & Lu, Y. (2018). Social Impact of Farmland Abandonment and Its Eco-Environmental Vulnerability in the High Mountain Region of Nepal: A Case Study of Dordi River Basin. Sustainability, 10(7), 1-19.
The aim of this study is to: (i) determine the driving factors of farmland abandonment; (ii) discuss its impact on social systems in terms of social networks, relations, practices; and (iii) assess the eco-environmental vulnerability of abandoned farmlands in the high mountain region of Nepal.