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Mountain Research and Development Vol 39, No 4: The Role of Culture in Transformation Towards Sustainable Development in Mountains

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Culture is fundamentally relevant for sustainable development. This focus issue shows how mountain communities draw on their cultural heritage and integrate new knowledge to shape their own innovative and locally-based development pathways. It also explores ways of integrating culture into development practice and policy. Studies focus on mountain communities in Chile, Italy, Russia, Ecuador, Georgia, Nepal, and China.

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The MRD Editorial Team

MRD Editorial Office, University of Bern, Centre for Development and Environment


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