Tenure and forest conditions: community forestry in the Nepal Terai

  title={Tenure and forest conditions: community forestry in the Nepal Terai},
  author={Harini Nagendra},
  journal={Environmental Conservation},
  pages={530 - 539}
  • H. Nagendra
  • Published 1 December 2002
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  • Environmental Conservation
There is a current trend towards decentralization of forest management, particularly among developing nations. Nepal has taken a lead in initiating innovative policies of community forestry. Although these initiatives have been largely deemed successful in the mountains, within the Terai lowlands, there is considerable debate about their outcomes. This research evaluates forest condition within recently declared community forests, national forests and protected areas in the Nepal Terai, using… 
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