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American Journal of Environmental Protection. 2016, 4(3), 79-91
DOI: 10.12691/env-4-3-3
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Community Forest and Forest Management in Nepal

Bhattarai Binod1,

1Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Japan

Pub. Date: January 04, 2017

Cite this paper:
Bhattarai Binod. Community Forest and Forest Management in Nepal. American Journal of Environmental Protection. 2016; 4(3):79-91. doi: 10.12691/env-4-3-3

Abstract

This Paper provides brief introduction to the Forest and Community Forest in Nepal and context and status of community forest in Nepal. Community forests in Nepal are built on the experience of other countries around the world, especially its neighbors in South Asia. In order to understand the context and particular designs and objectives of Nepal’s community forestry program, key literature on community forestry is summarized. Particular attention is paid to the evolution of community forestry in Nepal from first protecting local forests and forest products for subsistence needs, to an increased role in income generation and meeting national development goals, including poverty alleviation.

Keywords:
forest Nepal community local people forest management

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