Forest products and household economy: a case study from Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Southern India

  title={Forest products and household economy: a case study from Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Southern India},
  author={Ravi Hegde and Thomas Enters},
  journal={Environmental Conservation},
  pages={250 - 259}
  • R. Hegde, T. Enters
  • Published 1 September 2000
  • Environmental Science, Economics
  • Environmental Conservation
Traditional communities living at forest margins use forest resources in various ways. Understanding the resource-use patterns of such communities provides a basis for seeking the participation of such communities in forest conservation. The present study undertaken in the Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary and the adjoining Sigur Plateau in the state of Tamil Nadu, India, addressed the importance of forests in the household economy of indigenous communities. Its main objective was to quantify the… 

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