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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 ...
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 ...