INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF MOUNTAINS

SUSTAINABLE MOUNTAIN DEVELOPMENT – AGRO-PASTORAL SYSTEMS AND FODDER CROPS IN THE HIMALAYAN REGION

 

Proceedings of the Fifth Meeting of the Temperate Asia Pasture and Fodder Network (TAPAFON)

Held at

Renewable Natural Resources Research Centre, Bajo, Wangdue, Bhutan

29 April to 4 May 2002

Editors
Kinzang Wangdi
Walter Roder
Tsering Gyaltsen

Department of Research and Development Services
Ministry of Agriculture
Royal Government of Bhutan

Sponsored by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

CONTENTS

 

FOREWORD                                                                                                         

PREFACE                                                                                                               

INTRODUCTION OF TAPAFON (FAO) WORKING GROUP ACTIVITIES        

KEYNOTE ADDRESS                                                                                              

VOTE OF THANKS   


Resolutions – Fifth TAPAFON Meeting                                                                       

Agro-pastoralism Towards an Efficient Exploitation of Fodder Resources
by
Kinzang Wangdi                                  

Yak Production System in Bhutan
by Tashi Dorji                                                        

Fodder from Integrated Livestock and Agriculture System in Bhutan
by 
W. Roder and Rinzin

Ruminant Livestock Production and their role on Sustainable Development in  Mountain Regions of Nepal
by S.B. Panday and M.R. Tiwari

Status of Fodder Production and Pastoral Systems in Northern Mountainous  Region, NWFP, Pakistan by S.M. Rafique

Impact of Agro-Pastoralism on the Development of the Indian Himalaya
 by Bimal Misri

Reflection of Research and Extension Activities Targeting Fodder Resource
by 
W. Roder

Role of Research and Extension Activities on Enhancement of Forage  Resources and  Livestock Productivity in the Indian Himalaya
by Naveen Kumar and Bimal Misri

Fodder Resources and Pastoral System in Nepal
by S.B. Panday and M.R. Tiwari 

Impact of Research and Extension on Fodder Productivity in Pakistan
by 
Ashiq Hussain and Sartaj Khan

Grass and Legume Seed Production in Bhutan
by Leki Dorji                       

Improved Fodder Crop Production in Northern Area of Pakistan
by  Ashiq Hussain, Dost Mohammad and Sartaj Khan

Agri-Silvi Pastoral Approach in Rehabilitation of the Degraded land  and Poverty Alleviation in Nepal
by Dinesh Pariyar

Increased Family Income through Fodder Production Technologies (India)
by 
Naveen Kumar and B. R. Sood

Fodder Oats: An Overview
by E.J. Stevens, K.W. Armstrong, H.J. Bezar, Dr. W.G. Griffin and Prof. J.G. Hampton

Fodder Oat Network
by Stephen G. Reynolds                                                          

Fodder Oats: How Trial might be initiated in the Himalayan Region to evaluate Germplasm
by E.J. Stevens, K.W. Armstrong, H.J. Bezar,
Dr. W.G. Griffin and Prof. J.G. Hampton

Experience with Oat at Temperate and High Elevations of Bhutan
by
Tsering Gyaltsen

Fodder Oat in Indian Himalaya
by Bimal Misri                        

Conservation and Utilization of Oat Genetic Resources for Food  and Fodder Production in Tibet Autonomous Region, China
by Yang Qingshou

Introduction and Use of Oat Cultivars in Pakistan
by Ashiq Hussain,
Sartaj Khan, M.U. Mufti and Allah Bakhsh

Fodder Oats in Nepal
by Dinesh Pariyar                                                   

ANNEXURES

Closing Remarks by Stephen G. Reynolds                                          

Fifth TAPAFON Meeting Programme                                                

List of Participants