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A Tale of Three Villages: Practised Forestry in India

Rucha Ghate

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/9780199213832.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Forest management in India has become accommodative since the forest policy of 1988. Presently, three types of ‘collective action’ based institutions can be found: self-initiated, NGO-promoted, and ... More


Is the State Passé? Competing Domains in Forestry in Orissa

Arabinda Mishra

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/9780199213832.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The chapter looks at different dimensions of policy failure relating to forest management in the Indian state of Orissa, where village communities have countered the government's devolution-based ... More


What is Wrong with Joint Forest Management?

Sharachchandra Lele

in Democratizing Forest Governance in India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198099123
eISBN:
9780199083077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099123.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

The idea of participatory forest management was accepted as an integral component of India’s forest policy in 1988 and implemented through the Joint Forest Management (JFM) programme, which now ... More


Forests

Ramprasad Sengupta

in Ecological Limits and Economic Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198081654
eISBN:
9780199082407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081654.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter characterizes forest as a resource and describes its centrality for the supply of a huge range of eco-services to human society. It classifies forests according to density and quality and ... More


Adivasis, Pastoralists, and Forest Governance: Challenges and Opportunities

Sagari R. Ramdas

in Democratizing Forest Governance in India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198099123
eISBN:
9780199083077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099123.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter examines current forest governance paradigms from the point of view of communities for whom livestock management is an integral component of their livelihoods. It provides a detailed ... 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


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