Abstract: This paper shows that decentralized management of forests can reduce forest loss in developing countries. It also suggests that clarity over rights, local monitoring and recognition of differences in intra-community needs are issues that require policy support to meet livelihood expectations.
Author(s): Shyamsundar, Priya; Ghate, Rucha
Source(s): , SANDEE working papers; WP 59-11 16 p SANDEE working papers WP 59-11
Published: 2011 South Asian network for development and environmental economics (SANDEE), Kathmandu (English