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Cover for Regenerating forests and livelihoods in Nepal: a new lease of life. Unfolding the experience of 20 years of poverty alleviation through leasehold forestry in the Himalayas.

This book seeks to capture the leasehold forestry experience, with a special focus on the Leasehold Forestry and Livestock Programme, which has been a critical part of the leasehold forestry experience in Nepal for approximately 20 years. It describes the origins and evolution of the various...

Author(s)
Thierry, B.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646312)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rural Nepal: its people, its forests.

This chapter describes the people and forests of rural Nepal. The chapter discusses the importance of forests in people's livelihoods, and the emergence of leasehold and community forestry in the region.

Author(s)
Thierry, B.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646312)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for An initiative takes root - HLFFDP, the first leasehold forestry project.

This chapter discusses the first leasehold forestry project in Nepal. The government launched the Hills Leasehold Forestry and Forage Development Project (HLFFDP), which was financed by an IFAD loan, as well as a grant from the Royal Netherlands Government for the Technical Assistance component...

Author(s)
Thierry, B.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646312)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The initiative gathers force - LFLP, the second leasehold forestry project.

This chapter discusses the second leasehold forestry project, Leasehold Forestry and Livestock Programme (LFLP), in Nepal. To help Nepal implement the leasehold forestry approach as a national programme, IFAD designed the LFLP in 2005, upscaling the previous projects at a national scale. Once...

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
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 Chapter Info
Cover for Social forestry.

This chapter discusses the basic principles of social forestry (subdivided into community forestry, farm forestry and agroforestry, and urban forestry) and the various social issues that affect its implementation in tropical and temperate regions. An overview of the status of social forestry in New ...

Author(s)
Wiersum, K. F.; Sands, R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641560)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Community forest management in the Terai Region of Nepal: contribution to the local and national economy.

This chapter examines some basic relationships between people and forest resources in a case study of the Dhuseri community forest in the Terai region of Nepal. The Dhuseri community forest was established in 1996 and is under the jurisdiction of Nawalparasi district. The case study analysed the...

Author(s)
Dhakal, M.; Masuda, M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932503)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Global societies and forest legacies creating today's forest landscapes.

This paper discusses how historically humans have selectively used forests in some biomes compared with others because they provided more resources to clothe, feed and build houses for humans. Case studies are included that go into more depth about some aspects of the topic discussed: community...

Author(s)
Vogt, K. A.; Honea, J. M.; Vogt, D. J.; Patel-Weynand, T.; Edmonds, R. L.; Sigurdardottir, R.; Briggs, D. G.; Andreu, M. G.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930981)
Type
Book chapter

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