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Can Lease Hold Forestry in Nepal Benefit People and the Environment?

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    In 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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    Keywords: 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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