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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mikania micrantha</i>: its status and impact on people and wildlife in Nepal.

Of the non-native species that have begun to show invasive characteristics, M. micrantha (mikania) has emerged as the most serious weed in the tropical and subtropical areas of Nepal. This chapter discusses the arrival and spread, as well as the ecological, economic and social impacts of mikania...

Author(s)
Baral, H. S.; Adhikari, B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646275)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism or conservation? A controversy in Chitwan National Park, Nepal.

This chapter reflects on whether tourism and conservation in Nepal's Chitwan National Park can exist in mutual harmony. The case study examines conflictual issues between tourism entrepreneurs and conservation activists. It looks into the case of the renewal of a 15-year contract to operate...

Author(s)
Bhandari, K.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938130)
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 Too much too fast: lessons from Nepal's lost kingdom of Mustang.

A case study is presented of the Upper Mustang Conservation and Development Project (UMCDP). The chapter shows how rapid, poorly planned tourism development in remote mountain areas like Upper Mustang undermines the chances not only for successful community based mountain tourism, but also for the...

Author(s)
Gurung, C. P.; DeCoursey, M. A.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993911)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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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