Can Lease Hold Forestry in Nepal Benefit People and the Environment?
AbstractIn Nepal an innovative form of forestry management, known as the Leasehold Forestry (LHF) Programme, is being introduced to protect forest land and help it regenerate. A new SANDEE study analyzes the role of this programme in improving household welfare in Nepal. The study was undertaken to see whether degraded forest land, a resource available to a greater or lesser extent in all low-income countries, can be managed to both improve the environment and enhance socio-economic wellbeing. [SANDEE Policy Brief Number 56-11]. URL:[http://www.sandeeonline.org/uploads/documents/publication/946_PUB_PB_56_Bishnu_Sharma.pdf].
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Leasehold Forestry; household income; social welfare; degraded land; sustainable manner; livestock; timber and non-timber forest products; Makwanpur; Nepal; environment; wage rate;
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