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Who are controlling community forestry user groups in Nepal? Scrutiny of elite theory
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2008-08)
Nepal has established community forestry institutions to manage natural resources at the local community level under the assumption that there will be better management than under Government agencies. However, community ...
Capital formation and sustainable community forestry in Nepal
(International Mountain Society and United Nations University, 2002-02)
This article investigates the role of capital formation in contributing to the sustainability of community forestry in Nepal, using a case study approach based on 23 forest user groups (FUGs). FUGs were classified in 3 ...
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 ...
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 ...