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Cover for Impacts of leasehold forestry.

This chapter discusses the impacts of leasehold forestry in Nepal in terms of the conditions of the forests as well as the lives and livelihoods of the poorest segments of society that use them. Existing leasehold forestry is covered by the Leasehold Forestry Policy 2002 and Forest Act 1993. Other...

Author(s)
Thierry, B.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646312)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Beyond the two projects, a national perspective and institutional context.

Leasehold forestry is being implemented within the national framework and the laws and policies which influenced forestry for the past 50 years in Nepal. Moreover, the leasehold forestry concept and approach are being incorporated into other initiatives. The Swiss Development Cooperation worked...

Author(s)
Thierry, B.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646312)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for When the programme leaves.

This chapter explores the issues of sustainability and of the integration of community and leasehold forestry. What needs to happen and how? Who needs to make it happen and how? And, most importantly, can it happen? The sections presented in this chapter are adaptations of 'thought pieces' that...

Author(s)
Thierry, B.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646312)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conclusions.

This concluding chapter describes more than 20 years of history of leasehold forestry: how it evolved from an initial government recognition of the interrelated problem of poverty among the poorest forest users and severely degraded forest lands into a programme that expanded from few communities...

Author(s)
Thierry, B.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646312)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Conservation agriculture in subsistence farming. Case studies from South Asia and beyond.

This book focuses on the latest research in conservation agriculture (CA), with an emphasis on the applicability of results worldwide. Using South Asia as a case study, it examines the history and current state of CA regionally and globally, and explores the long-term impacts the adoption of CA...

Author(s)
Chan, C.; Fantle-Lepczyk, J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644233)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Economic potential of conservation agriculture production systems (CAPS) for tribal farmers in the hill region of Nepal.

This chapter (1) assesses the socio-economic status and existing agriculture systems of Nepalese tribal farmers; (2) estimates and compares the crop yields, cost of production, labour requirements, and profitability of conservation agriculture production systems (CAPS) for these farmers; and (3)...

Author(s)
Paudel, B.; Chan, C.; Pradhan, A.; Reed, B. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644233)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Evaluation of tillage and farmyard manure on soil properties and maize yield in the mid-hills of Nepal.

This chapter focuses on the identification of appropriate tillage methods applicable in Nepal to increase maize yields. The identification of the level and method of farmyard manure application beneficial in terms of soil health and maize production in this country is also discussed.

Author(s)
Pudasaini, R.; Pande, K. R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644233)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Soil quality in conservation agriculture production systems (CAPS) of rainfed, sloping land farming in the central mid-hills region of Nepal.

This paper presents and discusses studies on soil quality in conservation agriculture production systems (CAPS) of rainfed, sloping land farming in the central mid-hills region of Nepal. The findings of these studies suggest that the relationship between climate and agriculture is not consistent...

Author(s)
Crow, S.; Schubert, O.; Tamang, B. B.; Radovich, T.; Paudel, B.; Halbrendt, J.; Thapa, K.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644233)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Preferences for conservation agriculture in developing countries: a case study on the tribal societies of India and Nepal.

This chapter presents results from India and Nepal on farmer preferences for conservation agriculture (CA) treatments compared to conventional practices. The results indicate that there is high potential for CA in smallholder and subsistence farming regions. Farmers are interested in trying new...

Author(s)
Lai, C.; Chan, C.; Pradhan, A.; Paudel, B.; Reed, B. F.; Halbrendt, J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644233)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Gendered implications of introducing conservation agriculture (CA): a case study in the hill region of Nepal.

The results of this research show that there are a number of important considerations in terms of gender that may affect the feasibility of conservation agriculture (CA) adoption in Chepang villages in Nepal. The implications of integrating sustainable CA practices, such as intercropping and...

Author(s)
Halbrendt, J.; Paudel, B.; Chan, C.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644233)
Type
Book chapter

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