Report And Case Studies

Enteprise-oriented community forestry in Nepal : Strategies and lessons

Author: Bhishma P. Subedi, Surya B. Binayee and Indu B. Sapkota
Publisher: ANSAB
Language: English
Date of Publication: February 2004
Number of Pages: 11
Price: Free

This paper attempts to analyze and document the advances in community forestry evolved from the initiatives and experiences of Asia Network for Sustainable Agriculture and Bioresources (ANSAB) in designing and implementing its approaches and strategies on enterprise-oriented community forest management in Himalayan and Trans-Himalayan regions of Nepal where Non-timber Forest Products (NTFPs) including Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (MAPs) constitute a valuable group of products for local communities. The paper also draws lessons from the IDRC supported project on conservation of medicinal and aromatic plants for sustainable livelihoods implemented since January 2002 in Darchula, Nepal.