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Title Eco-tourism, sustainable development, and survival skills amongst the Darkhad of Northwest Mongolia
Period 09 / 2008 - 08 / 2012
Status Current
Dissertation Yes
Research number OND1336154
Data Supplier NWO

Abstract

Environmentalism and sustainable development have stimulated interest in Traditional Environmental Knowledge (TEK), which the United Nations has declared part of indigenous peoples? intangible cultural heritage. Yet conservation and eco-tourism threaten TEK-dependant survival skills, particularly amongst nomads such as Mongolia?s Darkhad.

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Supervisor Prof.dr. P.J. Pels
Doctoral/PhD student R.A. Fraser (MA)

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