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Resilience in Mountain Farming in Norway

| Type artikkel: Publisert studie

Kategori: Husdyr, Samfunnsutvikling, Økonomi

The concept of socio-ecological farm resilience is used to understand how farmers manoeuvre in a context of change, what choices and priorities they make, and how that subsequently influences the development of the farming landscape. The author uses farm resilience, the capabilities of buffering, adaptation and transformation, and the response of bouncing back or forward as a conceptual frame in a study of farmers in a mountain community in Norway.

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Ambivalence and Contradictions: A Case from Mountain Agricultural Landscape Conservation

| Type artikkel: Publisert studie

Kategori: Husdyr, Klima og miljø, Samfunnsutvikling

Loss of biodiversity stands out as a serious environmental challenge worldwide. Old mountain farmland is unique in this respect, as animal husbandry with summer grazing has created a rich ecosystem. Mountain farming usually takes place in relatively remote areas with scattered populations and marginal food production in terms of quantity.

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