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Evolution and Consequences of Community Forest Management in the Hill Region of Nepal

Keijiro Otsuka and Towa Tachibana

in Communities and Markets in Economic Development

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199241019
eISBN:
9780191601217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241015.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

This chapter analyses the feasibility and effectiveness of forest resource management under the community management system, based on a case study of community forests in Nepal. The factors affecting ... More


Conservation with a Heart

Barbara Goldoftas

in The Green Tiger: The Costs of Ecological Decline in the Philippines

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195135114
eISBN:
9780199868216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195135114.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The National Integrated Protected Areas System (NIPAS), created in 1992, established protected areas that could have the twin goals of conservation and sustainable development. This chapter profiles ... More


State, Community and Market in the Deterioration of a National Irrigation System in the Philippines

Masao Kikuchi, Masako Fujita, and Yujiro Hayami

in Communities and Markets in Economic Development

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199241019
eISBN:
9780191601217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241015.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the role of the state, community and market in deterioration of a national irrigation system in the Philippines. It cites the danger in hastily handing over systems from state ... More


Shifting the Balance

Roger D. Stone

in Tropical Forests and the Human Spirit: Journeys to the Brink of Hope

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520217997
eISBN:
9780520936072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217997.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter presents various suggestions for involving local communities in forest conservation. The process of implementing the shift to community management of forests may depend on the legal and ... More


Introduction

Ting Xu and Alison Clarke

in Legal Strategies for the Development and Protection of Communal Property

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266380
eISBN:
9780191879579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266380.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This Introduction is divided into three sections. The first section sets out the context, significance and themes of this volume. The second section reviews the spread and potential reach of communal ... More


Common-Pool Resource Management: Insights from Community Forests

Johan A. Oldekop and Reem Hajjar

in Investors and Exploiters in Ecology and Economics: Principles and Applications

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036122
eISBN:
9780262339803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036122.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) initiatives aim to link socioeconomic development with sustainable natural resource use and the conservation of biodiversity of natural resources. ... More


Collaborative Grizzly Bear Management in Banff National Park: Learning from a Prototype

J. Daniel Oppenheimer and Lauren Richie

in Large Carnivore Conservation: Integrating Science and Policy in the North American West

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226107400
eISBN:
9780226107547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226107547.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter provides a case study of the Grizzly Bear Dialogue Group, a prototype for stakeholder engagement designed both to resolve conflict and to carry out joint decision making surrounding the ... More


Of Rights and Regeneration: The Politics of Governing Forest and Non-forest Commons1

Prakash Kashwan and Viren Lobo

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/9780198099123.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter broadens the debate about the forest commons by accounting for biophysical and socio-political complexities. First, it broadens the institutional scope of commons by showing concrete ... More


Co-production as a new way of seeing: Using photographic exhibitions to challenge dominant stigmatising discourses

Ben Kyneswood

in Co-Producing Research: A Community Development Approach

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447340751
eISBN:
9781447340805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340751.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter discusses how a research project focussing on historic regeneration in the Hillfields area of Coventry, UK, led to a co-produced photographic exhibition which challenged dominant ... More


How Fisheries Are Managed

Ray Hilborn and Ulrike Hilborn

in Ocean Recovery: A sustainable future for global fisheries?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198839767
eISBN:
9780191875533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198839767.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

How Fisheries Are Managed. In traditional fisheries management, local communities controlled a certain defined area, a form of exclusive access to the resource that relied on a cohesive community ... More


Forest Degradation in the Himalayas: Determinants and Policy Options

Jean-Marie Baland, Sanghamitra Das, and Dilip Mookherjee

in Environment and Development Economics: Essays in Honour of Sir Partha Dasgupta

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199677856
eISBN:
9780191757266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677856.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter summarizes findings from a decade-long project on forest degradation in the mid-Himalayan region of India and Nepal. The analysis is based on data for Nepal and fieldwork conducted in ... More


Alternative development models

Yvonne Rydin

in The future of planning: Beyond growth dependence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447308416
eISBN:
9781447312062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308416.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter looks at the spaces, places and assets that are used in common by communities and need to be protected for the effective functioning of those communities. These include: public parks, ... More


‘Public’ in Rural Water Supply: Decentralization as Reforms

Satyajit Singh

in The Local in Governance: Politics, Decentralization, and Environment

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199468966
eISBN:
9780199087327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468966.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Environmental Politics

The discussion on reforming the centralized state in the rural drinking water sector is organized in two chapters. Chapter 6 helps us understand the political economy of institutional design and ... More


Community Health Workers

Joia S. Mukherjee

in An Introduction to Global Health Delivery

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190662455
eISBN:
9780190662486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190662455.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Community Health Workers (CHW) are an important cadre of health care personnel, particularly in impoverished countries. CHW program began with China’s “Barefoot Doctor” campaign. The Barefoot Doctors ... More


Blue Nature: City of Lakes

Harini Nagendra

in Nature in the City: Bengaluru in the Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199465927
eISBN:
9780199087105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465927.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment, Urban and Rural Studies

Lakes constitute highly challenging contexts for the conservation of nature in the city. Over the centuries, the social function of lakes has changed from essential water reservoirs and locations of ... More


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