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Community Forestry in Nepal: A policy review

This policy review gives an account of community forestry programmes in Nepal, and the influence that institutions and policy initiatives have had on their progress.

The report tracks the evolution of forest management policies, listing key existing legislation and the circumstances in which they were formulated. The report also covers the role institutions have had in implementing these policies.

The authors highlight the links between forest management and local people, and how forest management policies have impacted on their livelihoods and poverty levels.

The report also reviews ongoing projects, and suggests future trends in forest management policy.

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