Is Community Forest Management Good for the Environment and the Poor? – A Review

Published By: SANDEE on eSS | Published Date: June, 21 , 2011

Over the last two decades, community-based forest management has graduated from being an experimental strategy to becoming a much more mainstream approach. In developing countries, an estimated 22 percent of forest estate is owned by or reserved for community and indigenous groups. Now a SANDEE review paper looks at the literature to assess whether community-based forest management in countries such as India and Nepal can reduce forest loss and benefit local communities. [Policy Brief no. 54-11]. URL:[http://www.sandeeonline.org/uploads/documents/publication/944_PUB_PB_54_Rucha_Priya.pdf].

Author(s): Priya Shyamsundar, Rucha Ghate | Posted on: Mar 19, 2012 | Views(309) | Download (665)


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