Women in forestry: A study of Kenya's Green Belt Movement and Nepal's Community Forestry Program

  title={Women in forestry: A study of Kenya's Green Belt Movement and Nepal's Community Forestry Program},
  author={Bethany Boyer-Rechlin},
  journal={Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research},
  pages={69 - 72}
Abstract This literature review evaluates two programs that attempt to involve women in community-based forestry projects: the Green Belt Movement led by Wangari Maathai in Kenya, and Nepal's government-sponsored Community Forestry Program. To evaluate the extent to which each program is a successful community-based conservation venture, the recommendations developed at the Airlie House Community Based Conservation Workshop in 1993 are used. These recommendations stipulate that factors such as… 

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