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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 ...