Luohui Liang

Academic Programme Officer

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Bibliography
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  • Luohui Liang
    INSTITUTE:
    UNU-IAS
    OFFICE:
    UNU Center, 53-70, Jingumae 5-chome, Shibuya-ku 150-8925, Tokyo
    E-MAIL:
    liang@unu.edu
    PHONE:
    +81 3 5467-1371
    NATIONALITY:
    China

    Research Interests

    • Agrodiversity and sustainable land management
    • Geography

    Education

    MSc, Geography, Institute of Geography, Chinese Academy of Sciences
    Diploma, Urban and Regional Planning, School of Urban and Regional Planning, University of the Philippines

    Appointments

    Editorial board, Journal of Mountain Science

    Biographical Statement

    Mr. Liang holds a Graduate Diploma in Land Use Planning from the School of Urban, Regional Planning, University of the Philippines (1993), a Master of Science in Geography from the Chinese Academy of Sciences (1987) and a Bachelor of Science in Geography from Peking University (1984). He is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Mountain Science.

    Before joining UNU, Mr. Liang was an Honorary Research Fellow at the Department of Land Economy, University of Aberdeen from 1995–1996 and a Land Use Planning Officer at the Yunnan Provincial Department of Land Resources, China from 1987–1998.

  • Peer-reviewed Books

    • Jansky, L., Pachova, N and Liang, L. 2009. Balancing Biodiversity Conservation with Community Livelihoods in the Pamir-Alai Mountains in Central Asia. In Sharma, E. (ed). Proceedings of the International Mountain Biodiversity Conference. International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, Kathmandu, Nepal
    • Jansky, L., Pachova, N and Liang, L. 2009. Mountain Research and Development: An Adaptive Institutional Response to Evolving Knowledge and Needs. In Sharma, E. (ed). Proceedings of the International Mountain Biodiversity Conference. International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, Kathmandu, Nepal
    • Saxena, K.G., Liang, L. and Rerkasem, K. (eds.), 2007. Shifting Agriculture in Asia: Implications for Environmental Conservation and Sustainable Livelihood. Dehra Dun, India: Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh
    • Sharma, G., Liang, L., Tanaka, K., 2007. On-farm agrobiodiversity management in mountain marginal farms in Sikkim Himalaya, in Saxena, K.G.,
    • Liang, L. and Rerkasem, K. (eds.), 2007. Shifting Agriculture in Asia: Implications for Environmental Conservation and Sustainable Livelihood. Dehra Dun, India: Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh
    • Shen, L., Liang, L., 2007. The alder-based rotation and inter-cropping systems in Yunnan, China in Saxena, K.G., Liang, L. and Rerkasem, K. (eds.), 2007.
    • Shifting Agriculture in Asia: Implications for Environmental Conservation and Sustainable Livelihood. Dehra Dun, India: Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh Saxena, K.G., Liang, L., Kono, Y., and Miyata, S. (eds.), 2006.
    • Small-scale Livelihoods and Natural Resources Management in Marginal Areas: Case Studies in Monsoon Asia. Dehra Dun, India: Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh Yang, Z. and Liang, L., 2004.
    • Traditional Land Use for Sustainable Land Use: The Case of Yunnan Province, China, in Human Settlement Development, edited by Saskia Sassen, in Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), Developed under the auspices of the UNESCO, Eolss Publishers, Oxford, UK.

    Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

    • Liang, L., Shen,L., Yang,W., Yang,X., Zhang, Y., 2009. Building on traditional shifting cultivation for rotational agroforestry: Experiences from Yunnan, China, Forest Ecology and Management 257 (2009) 1989–1994
    • Sharma, G., Liang, L., Sharma, E., Subba, J.R., Tanaka, K. 2009. Sikkim Himalayan-Agriculture: Improving and Scaling up of the Traditionally Managed Agricultural Systems of Global Significance, Resources Science, 2009,31(1):21-30
    • Min, Q., Sun, Y., van Schoubroeck,F., Liang, L., Dela Cruz, M. J., 2009. The GIAHS -Rice- Fish Culture: China Project Framework, Resources Science, 2009,31(1):10-20
    • Liang, L. 2004. Mountains and the International Year of Rice: The Role of the UNU in Advancing Research and Capacity Development, Mountain Research and Development Vol.24 No. 2: 74-175
    • Yang, Z., Liang, L., Liu Y. and He, Y. 2004. Land Use Change During 1960-2000 Period and its Eco-environmental Effects in the Middle and Upper Reaches of the Yangtze River: A Case Study in Yiliang County, Yunnan, China, Journal of Mountain Science Vol 1 No 3 (2004): 250-263.
    • Yang, Z. and Liang, L. 2004. Soil Erosion under Different Land Use Types and Zones of Jinsha River Basin in Yunnan Province, China, Journal of Mountain Science Vol 1 No 1 (2004): 46-56.
    • Liang, L. 2002. Promoting agrodiversity: the case of UNU project on people, land management and environmental change (PLEC). Global Environmental Change 12 (2002): 325-330.
    • Liang, L., Stocking, M., Brookfield, H., and Jansky, L., 2001. Biodiversity conservation through agrodiversity. Global Environmental Change 11(1): 97-101.