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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 ...
Potential of forest resources to alleviate poverty and unemployment in rural Nepal
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2006-08)
The study examines the importance of community forest resources for income and employment in rural areas of Nepal by studying the effect of current forestry policy on forestland use. Using data from 259 households in six ...
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 ...
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 ...
Determinants of forestry investment and extent of forestry expansion by smallholders in New Zealand
(Review of Applied Economics., 2008)
While there has been a large increase in investment in plantation forestry in New Zealand by smallholders during the past decade, there are still many smallholders who have chosen not to become involved in this land use ...