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Disowned Institutions in Hilaungad Watershed


  • Ravi Chopra
  • Debashish Sen


  • Sapna Bhardwaj
  • Deepa Negi


The objective of the study is to undertake watershed based planning for integrated community management of natural resources for livelihood security. Separate studies were done in Nepal and in Uttarakhand state of India to gain insights into the integrated management of natural resources. Each study included the following activities: (a) An analysis of the existing legal, policy, and institutional frameworks and alternatives and (b) Assessment of the local resource base, its management and relationship to local livelihoods. This paper presents the results of the institutional assessment. The paper provides insights into the constraining factors in the operation of the institutions and makes recommendations for changes in the institutional framework and policies for integrated resource management.

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  • Ravi Chopra & Debashish Sen & Sapna Bhardwaj & Deepa Negi, 2009. "Disowned Institutions in Hilaungad Watershed," Working Papers id:2329, eSocialSciences.
  • Handle: RePEc:ess:wpaper:id:2329
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    institutional; India; resources; community management; natural resources; Uttarkhand; institutions; livelihoods; villages;

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