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Cultivation of medicinal plants in Uttarakhand

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Abstract: Due to excessive extraction of medicinal plant species in high altitude areas, Uttarakhand has seen a serious depletion of its biological resources. The state government has introduced policies to promote the conservation of these species and encourage farmers to cultivate them and supplement their incomes. This paper examines the impact of the Uttarakhand government’s promotional policies and also looks at a project that has built a supply chain to cultivate these plants for export to Europe.
Authors: Alam, G. , Peppelenbos, L.
Country: India
Category: Research
End Page: 104
Serial number: 10
ISSN: [0012-9976]
Volume: 44
Journal: Economic & Political Weekly
Keywords: government , development policy , plant production , trade
Language: eng
Organization: KIT - Royal Tropical Institute
Year: 2009
Region: South Asia
Right: © 2009 Alam & Peppelenbos
Subject: Agriculture and Rural Development
Start Page: 99
Title: Cultivation of medicinal plants in Uttarakhand