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Turning to forestry for a way out of poverty: is formalizing property rights enough?

Krister Andersson and Diego Pacheco

in Linking the Formal and Informal Economy: Concepts and Policies

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199204762
eISBN:
9780191603860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199204764.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

How can formal, national-level policies be structured so that they enhance rural people’s capabilities for sustained improvements of their quality of life? This paper analyses this question in the ... More


Is Cooperation Costly with Diverse Economic Agents?

Bhim Adhikari

in Promise, Trust and Evolution: Managing the Commons of South Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213832
eISBN:
9780191707438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213832.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Under the Nepal forestry programme, open-access forests have been transferred to forest user groups under a community-based property rights regime. This chapter examines the relationship between ... More


Who Pays for Conservation: Evidence from Forestry in Nepal

Arun Khatri‐Chhetri

in Promise, Trust and Evolution: Managing the Commons of South Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213832
eISBN:
9780191707438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213832.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The contribution of forest products to household income differs according to the household's socio-economic characteristics and institutional differences in the management of community forestry. The ... More


So Far So Good: Next Steps in Community Forestry

Keshav Raj Kanel

in Promise, Trust and Evolution: Managing the Commons of South Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213832
eISBN:
9780191707438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213832.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter presents the evolution of the community forestry program in Nepal. Community forests as commons are parts of national forest, managed and used by local communities organized into ... More


Decentralization, Devolution, and Collective Action—A Review of International Experience 1

Priya Shyamsundar

in Promise, Trust and Evolution: Managing the Commons of South Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199213832
eISBN:
9780191707438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213832.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter reviews international evidence on community-based natural resource management in three sectors: forestry, irrigation, and wildlife management. It asks how and in what way decentralized ... More


Mountains of Infamy, Vines of Plenty

Edward Dallam Melillo

in Strangers On Familiar Soil: Rediscovering the Chile-California Connection

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300206623
eISBN:
9780300216486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300206623.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter focuses on Chile's forestry and viticulture in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It details the successful cultivation of California's native Monterey pine (Pinus radiata) in ... More


Stewardship of Mexico's Community Forests: Expanding Market and Policy Opportunities for Conservation and Rural Development

Justin R. Ward and Yurij Bihun

in Footprints in the Jungle: Natural Resource Industries, Infrastructure, and Biodiversity Conservation

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195125788
eISBN:
9780199832927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195125789.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter begins with a snapshot of current conditions and trends in Mexico's forests, with a focus on land ownership, management and production patterns, the ecological importance of the ... More


Aracruz Celulose: A Case History

Erling Lorentzen

in Footprints in the Jungle: Natural Resource Industries, Infrastructure, and Biodiversity Conservation

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195125788
eISBN:
9780199832927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195125789.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides a case history of Aracruz Celulose, a Brazilian company established to implement an innovative project – the creation of planted forestry, using fast‐growing eucalyptus, for the ... More


Gender and Green Governance: The Political Economy of Women's Presence Within and Beyond Community Forestry

Bina Agarwal

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199569687
eISBN:
9780191721847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569687.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

Economists studying environmental collective action and green governance have paid little attention to gender. Research on gender and green governance in other disciplines has focused mainly on ... More


From Absence to Negotiated Presence

Bina Agarwal

in Gender and Green Governance: The Political Economy of Women's Presence Within and Beyond Community Forestry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199569687
eISBN:
9780191721847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569687.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

This chapter traces the history of South Asian women's absence from traditional village institutions, such as caste and tribal councils, and the process of their inclusion in contemporary ... More


Fieldsites and Field Profile

Bina Agarwal

in Gender and Green Governance: The Political Economy of Women's Presence Within and Beyond Community Forestry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199569687
eISBN:
9780191721847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569687.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

Providing a background to the empirical chapters that follow, this chapter outlines the steps involved in the collection of primary data from India and Nepal on which this study is based. It ... More


Conservation and Regeneration

Bina Agarwal

in Gender and Green Governance: The Political Economy of Women's Presence Within and Beyond Community Forestry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199569687
eISBN:
9780191721847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569687.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

Would enhancing women's presence in community forestry institutions improve forest conservation and regeneration? This little addressed question is the focus of this chapter. It statistically ... More


The Greening of Asia: The Business Case for Solving Asia’s Environmental Emergency

Mark Clifford

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166089
eISBN:
9780231539203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166089.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book provides a behind-the-scenes look at what companies in China, India, Japan, Korea, the Philippines, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Thailand are doing to build businesses that will ... More


Harvests and Equity: Lending for Agriculture

Nagesh Prabhu

in Reflective Shadows: Political Economy of the World Bank Lending to India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199466825
eISBN:
9780199087419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466825.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Agriculture has always remained a top agenda of all the governments from the Nehru era to the present regime. In this chapter, we discuss the Bank’s lending operations and policy prescription to ... More


Farmer cooperatives in China: Development and diversification

Huang Zuhui

in The Oxford Companion to the Economics of China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199678204
eISBN:
9780191788635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678204.003.0053
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Farmer cooperatives in China have grown from about 100,000 in 2006 to 484,300 in 2011. Around 38.7 million farmers have joined cooperatives, accounting for 15.5 per cent of all farmers in China. ... More


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