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Cover for Consuming poverty: volunteer tourism in an orphanage in Nepal.

This chapter draws from research on volunteer tourism in orphanages in Nepal, joining the debate on the relationship of orphanage tourism to modern slavery. The chapter sheds light on an implicit and fundamental manifestation of domination in orphanage tourism: the business of poverty. Indeed,...

Author(s)
Benali, A.; Oris, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240795)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
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 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 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 Pro-poor tourism: benefiting the poor.

This chapter reviews the impacts of tourism on the poor, outlines the concept of pro-poor tourism (PPT) and reviews recent experience of implementing a variety of strategies aimed at making tourism more pro-poor in several developing countries (South Africa, Ecuador, Namibia, Uganda, Nepal, and St...

Author(s)
Roe, D.; Goodwin, H.; Ashley, C.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998633)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rice-wheat cropping systems in the Indo-Gangetic plains: issues of water productivity in relation to new resource-conserving technologies.

The rice-wheat cropping system is found on 13.5 million ha in south Asia and is one of the most important cropping patterns for food self-security in the region. This system is found in the fertile, hot semi-arid to hot subhumid regions of the Indus and Gangetic alluvial plains of Bangladesh,...

Author(s)
Hobbs, P. R.; Gupta, R. K.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996691)
Type
Book chapter

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