The Impact of the Transformation Process on Human-Environmental Interactions in Southern Kyrgyzstan

The research project analyzed the effects of the post-Soviet transformation process on human-environmental interrelationships in South Kyrgyzstan. Applying a political ecology approach as a conceptual framework, research addressed the nexus of socio-economic and environmental change by focusing on changing management of natural resources under different political systems.

Further Reading: Schmidt, M. (2012): Changing human–environment interrelationships in Kyrgyzstan's walnut-fruit forests. In: Forests, Trees and Livelihoods, 21, 4, 253-266.