This volume provides solid and thoughtful views on the development and changes in upland Asia. It highlights the diversification and commercialization of upland agriculture, changing food consumption, agro-industry, rural income, resource management and sustainable upland agriculture. The contributors cover a wide range of aspects. They cover returns to research, soil conservation, medium term development in land growth, as well as current issues on the sustainability of agriculture in Asia. Opinions and views are carefully argued by the authoritative contributors. It provides a great deal of information and recommendations of use to policy makers and research administrators.