Decentralization and people’s participation in conservation : a comparative study from the western Terai of Nepal

Abstract: Household participation and benefits from decentralized participatory conservation programmes in Nepal were examined for two protected areas in the Terai. The benefits of participation outweighed the costs. The performance of grassroots organizations and levels of participation were correlated.

Author(s): Baral, Nabin; Heinen, Joel T.

Source(s): The international journal of sustainable development and world ecology; 14(2007)5, p. 520-531, ill., map, tabs The international journal of sustainable development and world ecology 14(2007)5

Published: 2007 University of Birmingham, (English

ISBN/ISSN: /1350-4509

Link: http://frec.vt.edu/GradStudents/Baral/IJSDWE_14_5_2007.pdf

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