Mountain Research and Development Journal

The Sociocultural Construction of Soil Among Communities of the Bolivian Altiplano: Potential for Supporting Transitions to Sustainability

By Julio C. Postigo and Sonia Laura Valdez

The authors explore Indigenous Aymara soil knowledge and show how it is directly related to sustainable land management. They stress that knowledge coproduction is crucial to supporting sustainability.

Engaging with Indigenous and local knowledge for the conservation of mountain landscapes

6 December 2022, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm CET/UTC+1  Online 

MRD authors shared and discussed their findings with Indigenous representatives, practitioners, and the audience. Click to read the key insights and watch the recording!

Collaborative Modeling and Simulation to Mitigate High-Elevation Rangeland Degradation in Eastern Bhutan

By Tayan Raj Gurung et al

The authors demonstrate that simple but relevant abstract models—codesigned with their users—can serve to mitigate tensions between parties in conflict over the use of renewable natural resources.

Migration Trends, Impacts, and Pathways to Sustainability in Mountain Areas

VOL 44 | NO 1
Call for papers open

How can migration contribute to sustainable development in mountains? We invite papers that assess innovative interventions, examine migration trends, or provide research, policy, and action agendas.

Rethinking the Role of Indigenous Knowledge in Sustainable Mountain Development and Protected Area Management in Canada and Aotearoa/New Zealand

By Courtney W. Mason et al

This research shows how Indigenous-led park management frameworks can strengthen conservation practices and policies, benefiting mountain ecosystems and Indigenous Peoples’ livelihoods alike.

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