Ranthambhore Sanctuary: Dilemma of Eco-Development

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  • Author :H.S. Sharma
  • Year of Publication :2000
  • ISBN: :9788170228172
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: XIII, 164
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Environmental Science, Geography

About the Book :

National Parks and Sanctuaries are prominent components of protected areas and important part of boarder eco development strategies. These protected areas have critical impact at the local level. Social, Economic, Political and Cultural specifications of the communities in and around national parks are undermined and a large number of local people have been expelled from their abode without being provided with alternatives. This situation has created arena of conflict between the local people and national parks contributing substantially to the process of alienation for the poorer sections of the society making their survival more difficult. The book is an outcome of research project sponsored by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Govt. of India, New Delhi under Man and Biosphere Porgramme. The book contains five chapters dealing with dilemma of eco development of Ranthambhore National Park of Rajasthan. The book would be an invaluable reference for planners, scholars, environmentalists and conservation strategists.

About Author :

H.S. Sharma, Former Professor and Head, Department of Geography, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur.