The effects of social and institutional structures on decision-making and benefit distribution of community forestry in Nepal
Participatory democracy has been an official part of Community Forestry (CF) since 1989 when the main policy document, the Master Plan for the Forestry Sector (MPFS), was introduced in Nepal.
Impact of Bhutanese Refugee Settlement on Humse-Dumse Community Forest: A case from Beldangi, Damak, Jhapa, Nepal
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees defines four main reasons for refugees flows: political instability, economic tensions, ethnic conflict, and environmental degradation. Movement of thousands of people and the establishment of refugee camps often has a serious impact on local environment, as well as on the welfare of nearby communities.
Women’s Participation in Community Forest Management: A case study from Ratopahiro Community Forest User Group of Pokhara, Kaski district
The study entitled “Women’s Participation in Community Forest Management: a case study from Ratopahiro community forest user groups of Pokhara, Kaski district was carried out aiming at examining women’s involvement in community forestry management, especially, in implementing programs, making decision, sharing and managing community forest resources.
Comparative assessment of floristic diversity in a buffer zone community forest and a community forest of Barandabhar corridor, Chitwan, Nepal
This research was carried out in the Bandevi buffer zone community forest (BZCF) and Satkanya community forest (SCF) of Barandabhar corridor area in Chitwan district of Nepal to assess and compare the status of floristic diversity in buffer zone community forest and community forest in Barandabhar corridor in Chitwan district of Nepal, managed under different rules and regulations.