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The link between community forestry policies and poverty and unemployment in rural Nepal
(International Mountain Society and United Nations University, 2007-02)
The present article examines the relationship between community forest management policies on the one hand, and income and unemployment in rural areas of Nepal on the other, by modeling the effect of forest management ...
Forestry policy and poverty: the case of community forestry in Nepal
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2005-08)
Common forests in developing countries are valuable sources of raw material supplies, employment and income generation, particularly for low income households. This paper looks at the effect on income and employment when ...
Poverty alleviation or aggravation? The impacts of community forestry policies in Nepal
(Lincoln Univeristy. Faculty of Commerce. Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance, 2006-08)
This research studies the effects on income and employment when externally imposed policies constrain use of common forest resources. Using a mixed-integer linear programming model, the study examines the impacts of cons ...
Greenhouse gas emissions reduction potential of the forest of the Terai Arc landscape of Nepal
Global concern over climate change and potential effects of forests has derived both challenges and opportunities in modern forestry over the past decades. Since the forests are source and sink of Greenhouse Gases (GHGs) ...
Socioeconomic impacts of public forest policies on heterogeneous agricultural households
(Springer Verlag on behalf of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, 2012-09)
Nepal has a long history of returning public forests to local people as part of its community forestry programme. In principle the community forestry programme is designed to address both environmental quality and poverty ...