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Research, Policy and Practice

Table 4 Government interventions requested by herding communities to sustain yak farming

From: Mountain pastoralism in transition: Consequences of legalizing Cordyceps collection on yak farming practices in Bhutan

Sl. no. Measures requested by respondents to improve yak farming Respondents (%)
1 Must increase forage production and make commercial feeds available at subsidized rate 50
2 Must improve quality of breed of yak 15
3 Must introduce regulations to prevent grazing land degradation by Cordyceps collection activities 13
4 Must provide effective and timely veterinary services to control gid disease 11
5 Other minor reasons 09
6 Don’t know 02