Rights, responsibilities and resources : examining community forestry in south Asia

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

ISBN/ISSN: 978-9937-8376-5-1/1893-1891

Link: http://www.sandeeonline.org/uploads/documents/publication/933_PUB_Working_Paper_59_Rucha_Priya.pdf

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