• Geography
  • Published 1998

Aerial photographs and 'photo-maps' for community forestry

@inproceedings{Mather1998AerialPA,
  title={Aerial photographs and 'photo-maps' for community forestry},
  author={Richard B. Mather and M. de Boer and Meena Kumari Gurung and Nick Roche},
  year={1998}
}
The main purpose of the work reported is the field-evaluation of large-scale aerial photographs (1:1,250 and 1:2,500 scale) as non-literate aids for supporting participatory work by Forest User Groups (FUGs) and for participatory mapping of community forests in Nepal. Aerial photographs used in conjunction with a Geographical Information System (GIS) were also tested as a possible alternative to current chain-and-compass practices for surveying community forests. Survey maps are required for… CONTINUE READING

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