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High value forests, hidden economies and elite capture: Evidence from forest user groups in Nepal's Terai

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  • Iversen, Vegard
  • Chhetry, Birka
  • Francis, Paul
  • Gurung, Madhu
  • Kafle, Ghanendra
  • Pain, Adam
  • Seeley, Janet

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  • Iversen, Vegard & Chhetry, Birka & Francis, Paul & Gurung, Madhu & Kafle, Ghanendra & Pain, Adam & Seeley, Janet, 2006. "High value forests, hidden economies and elite capture: Evidence from forest user groups in Nepal's Terai," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 58(1), pages 93-107, June.
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