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Jan 11, 2013 · CBNRM Annotation

Trends in forest ownership, forest resources tenure and institutional arrangements: are they contributing to better forest management and poverty reduction? Community and leasehold forestry for the poor: Nepal case study

The purpose of this paper is to contribute to a better understanding of the relationship between forest resource tenure and forest management, with a focus on the implications for poverty alleviation. The term “tenure” is used here to imply a…

Jan 11, 2013 · CBNRM Annotation

Collaborative Forest Management in Nepal's Terai: Policy, Practice and Contestation

In the context of weak management focus of valuable large tracts of forest in the Terai, the Government of Nepal introduced collaborative forest management (CFM) as the newest modality of forest management in the country. The CFM model focuses on…

Jan 11, 2013 · CBNRM Annotation

Protected areas and rights movements: The inadequacies of Nepal's participatory conservation

Over the past few decades, “participatory conservation” has been the hallmark of conservation initiatives in Nepal and worldwide. This paper highlights the limitations of participatory conservation in light of the resistance movements around protected areas management in Nepal. This paper…

Jan 11, 2013 · CBNRM Annotation

High value forests, hidden economies and elite capture: Evidence from forest user groups in Nepal's Terai

This paper argues that the poliy on decentralized forest management in Nepal, informed by experience from the Middle Hills, overlooks the complexity and conflictual potential of establishing effective and equitable user groups in the Terai. Our case study evidence from…

Jan 22, 2013 · CBNRM Annotation

Two decades of community forestry in Nepal: What have learned?

This study takes a multi-stakeholder look at community forestry in Nepal and its successes and failures over the past 30 years. Development projects conceived now are rarely expected to have a life of more than five years, perhaps ten years…

Jan 25, 2013 · CBNRM Annotation

Hausta, Peru Pre-assessment Report

The objective of the irrigation project in Huasta is to implement an improved irrigation system that will serve as a pilot project to promote water conservation practices for small-scale agriculture within the region. The scope of the project includes the…

Jan 25, 2013 · CBNRM Annotation

Peru Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation Desktop Study

This document describes and analyzes the variety of climate change risks for the different climactic regions of Peru including the Huasta reigon. It discusses the progress of climate change and how it is impacting NWP in the region and what…

Jan 25, 2013 · CBNRM Annotation

How does techno-bureaucracy impede livelihood innovations in Community Forestry?

Over the past three decades, Nepal’s community forestry program has marked a tremendous shift from state-centric, top down model to community-based participatory approach to forest governance. Research confirms that such shift has led to significant improvements in local institutional arrangements…

Jan 28, 2013 · CBNRM Annotation

La experiencia en la Cooperativa Integral Agricola Santa Maria Chipur, Sa'nimtaq'a R.L.

This document provides good insight into agricultural cooperatives in Guatemala and the benefits they can bring in the form of NWP as well as the challenges faced by cooperatives and their members. This document had testimonials from cooperative members and…

Feb 08, 2013 · CBNRM Annotation

Effect of Local Cultural Context on the Success of Community-Based Conservation Interventions

Conservation interventions require evaluation to understand what factors predict success or failure. To date, there has been little systematic investigation of the effect of social and cultural context on conservation success, although a large body of literature argues it is…

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