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Community forestry in Nepal

Community forestry in Nepal

promoting livelihoods, community development and the environment

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Published by Livelihoods and Forestry Programme in Kathmandu .
Written in English


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StatementHarisharan Luintel... [et al.]
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p.
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24525904M
LC Control Number2010327410

One strategy to halt deforestation in the Nepal is community forestry, where forests are managed by local forest users in accordance with a set of self-established rules designed to ensure that extraction of forest products is limited to sustainable levels. Community forestry is considered a successful mode of forest management in the hills of Nepal, but in the Terai region, where   Community forestry has been practiced in southeastern Asia for centuries and more recently introduced community forestry has produced a different form of forestry, in which a system of forest management is presented from outside the local community by the government, an international agency, or a NGO. Aside from protecting existing forest and rehabilitating others, poverty alleviation is one

Nepal's community forestry has become an example of progressive legislation and policies in the decentralization of forest management. It has attracted inter-national attention because in Nepal community forestry in Nepal K.P. Acharya Paper presented at The International Conference on Rural Livelihoods, Forests and Biodiversity May , Bonn, Germany. 1

  Common land in Nepal is owned by the state, which often does not have the capacity to monitor and manage the area, and often leads to the overuse of resources by the community. In community forestry, the local community themselves plays a significant role in forest management and land-use decision-making, and in Nepal this was introduced via ISBN: X: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource. Contents: Chapter 1 Community forestry in Nepal: origins and issues / RICHARD THWAITES --chapter 2 The history and context of community forestry in Nepal / ROBERT FISHER --chapter 3 Community forestry in Nepal: analysis of environmental outcomes / RIDISH K. POKHAREL --chapter 4 Community forestry


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Community forestry in Nepal Download PDF EPUB FB2

Book Description. Community forestry focuses on the link between forest resources and livelihoods and contributes to forest conservation and reforestation.

It is widespread in Nepal, with a very high proportion of the rural population involved, and is widely recognized as one of the most successful examples of community forestry in Asia   DOI link for Community Forestry in Nepal. Community Forestry in Nepal book. Adapting to a Changing World.

Edited By Richard Thwaites, Robert Fisher, Mohan Poudel. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 11 December Pub. location London. Imprint ://   Community Forestry (CF) is widespread across Nepal, engaging 55 percent of the rural population in management of 35 percent of the country’s forest area through an increasing number (well o in January ) of locally based and participatory institutions, Community Forest User Groups (CFUGs), which are the most influential community-based institutions in :// Community Forestry in Nepal by Rik Thwaites,available at Book Depository with free delivery ://   The community forests of Nepal are important natural resources for supporting rural livelihoods.

Case studies in three districts in Nepal indicate that there has been an overall improvement in the forest condition and economic status of Community Forest User Groups (CFUGs), but not necessarily an improvement in the social well-being of all individuals, especially poor and disadvantaged ://   Community forestry focuses on the link between forest resources and livelihoods and contributes to forest conservation and reforestation.

It is widespread in Nepal, with a very high proportion of the rural population involved, and is widely recognized as one of the most successful examples of community forestry in ://   The Community Forestry Program in Nepal is a global innovation in participatory environmental governance that encompasses well-defined policies, institutions, and practices.

The program addresses the twin goals of forest conservation and poverty :// The Community Forestry programme has received the highest priority within the forestry sector in Nepal and is regarded as one of the most successful development programmes in ://'s_Community_Forestry_Need_of.

This Paper provides brief introduction to the Forest and Community Forest in Nepal and context and status of community forest in Nepal. Community forests in Nepal are built on the experience of other countries around the world, especially its neighbors in South Asia.

In order to understand the context and particular designs and objectives of Nepal’s community forestry program, key literature The Federation of community Forestry Users Nepal (FECOFUN) is a formal network of Forest User Groups (FUGs) from all over Nepal. FECOFUN emerged from the idea that forest users from all parts of the country should be linked in order to strengthen the role of Users in policy making ://   implementation of the community forestry program in Nepal.

The PF and PPF rules (Box 2) allowed for the transfer of responsibility for forest management from the government to the local Panchayat as Panchayat Forest (PF1) and Panchayat Protected Forest (PPF)2 (Joshi ; Bartlett ). For Status of CF in   This chapter discusses the value of Community Forest User Groups (CFUGs) as key local institutions for community development in rural Nepal.

The implementation of community forestry (CF) is a valuable development process for building the economic opportunities as well as the natural, social and human capital within a community and creating positive :// International Forestry Resources and Institutions (IFRI) Evidence Based Policy in Development Network (EBPDN), UK ; Indigenous and Community Conserved Areas (ICCA) International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) View All.

Recent Video × View All. Contact us. Krishnamohan Smriti Road, Bagdol. Lalitpur Metropolitan City - 4. GPO   bilateral and multilateral projects. The majority of SMFEs are associated with community forest user groups (CFUGs) that are formed under Nepal’s three decades of community forestry program.

At present, there are over 15 CFUGs and approximately one Establishment of community forestry in Nepal is a successful step in conservation of forest. Community forestry programme through the local forest users group has shown its positive impacts in the Community forestry in Nepal has brought a number of benefits including an increase in the forest area and in available water resources.

It has helped to fight against illegal logging by putting clear rules in place on timber access and a strong system of forest monitoring. Community livelihoods have also improved with easier access to firewood   Box 7: Scope of community forestry activities permitted by law in Nepal and the Philippines 35 Box 8: Different models of benefit sharing 39 Box 9: Lack of financial capacity to support community forestry in the Philippines 43 Box The importance of legislating on community forestry in   Community forest management is one of the successful stories of green economy sectors in Nepal recognized by the United Nation Environment Programme.

It was initiated in Nepal to mitigate increasing deforestation and forest degradation and address the negative impacts on rural livelihoods. Different studies are conducted by researchers to assess the role of community forest in biodiversity   Thanks to: Global Alliance of Community Forestry.

Green Foundation Nepal. iSBN: September contents Acronyms 4 summary 5 1 history: three phases of community forests in nepal 6 2 community forestry in nepal – successes 11 3 community forestry in nepal ity forestry in Nepal: origins and issues / Mohan Poudel The history and context of community forestry in Nepal / Mohan Poudel Community forestry in Nepal: analysis of environmental outcomes / Richard Thwaites Community forestry, rural livelihoods and poverty reduction in Nepal / Digby Race Community forestry and.

Community Forestry in Nepal: Decentralized Forest Governance Ganga Ram Dahal and Apsara Chapagain Nepal’s community forestry has become an example of progressive legislation and policies in the decentralization of forest management. It has attracted inter-national attention because in Nepal, decentralization is linked with 5.

In recent years, community forestry has become an integral part of the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) programme. Although several pilot projects in Namibia have been involved with community forestry since the early s, procedures have varied from site to +guidelines/.ABSTRACT The Community Forestry Program in Nepal is a global innovation in participatory environmental governance that encompasses well-defined policies, institutions, and practices.

The program addresses the twin goals of forest conservation and