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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 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
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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
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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
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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
CABI Book Info
Cover for Forests and society: sustainability and life cycles of forests in human landscapes.

This book, which contains 8 chapters, provides a framework for the general public, forest managers and policy makers to understand what factors need to be included when working towards using and protecting the world's forests so that they can be sustained. Topics covered include: historical...

Author(s)
Vogt, K. A.; Honea, J.; Vogt, D. J.; Andreu, M.; Edmonds, R.; Sigurdardóttir, R.; Patel-Weynand, T.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930981)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Women's management of mountain forests.

With reference to the Hindu Kush-Himalayan region.

Author(s)
Gurung, J. D.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994468)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Institutions for the collaborative management of mountain forests.

Including a case study on sustainable mountain forestry and participatory watershed management in the PUCD (Inter-regional Project for Participatory Upland Conservation and Development) project in Bolivia, Burundi, Nepal, Pakistan and Tunisia (Fé d'Ostiani, L.).

Author(s)
Dubois, O.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994468)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Forest tourism and recreation: case studies in environmental management.

The demand for ecotourism and outdoor recreation is increasing and the pressures on land use are becoming more obvious. A large part of the experience of ecotourism and recreational landscape depends on the maintenance of forested land. Effective management of tourism and recreation in forests can...

ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994147)
Type
Book

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