Ecosystem Service Changes and Livelihood Impacts in the Maguri-Motapung Wetlands of Assam, India
Laxmi D Bhatta, Sunita Chaudhary, Anju Pandit, Himlal Baral, Partha J Das, Nigel E Stork
Land | MDPI | Published : 2016
This study was a part of the Himalayan Climate Change Adaptation Programme (HICAP). HICAP was implemented jointly by ICIMOD, CICERO and Grid-Arendal in collaboration with local partners and is funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway and the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA). The views and interpretations in this publication are those of the author(s). We thank Bhaskar Jyoti Bora and Abdul Motaleb for their assistance with the field data collection and community level focus group discussion. We acknowledge the support received from Arup Das for helping us with GIS mapping. We also thank M.S.R. Murthy, and Nand Kishor Agrawal for their valuable feedback on the design of the study, and their comments on an earlier version of the manuscript. We thank four anonymous reviewers for comments that helped improve the manuscript.