Larger forests into fewer hands: How equitable is community forestry in Nepal? (2007)

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This paper assesses the much talked equity aspect in community forestry. There is an increasing concern regarding the hand over of community forests without any threshold for per household forest area. Using Gini coefficient as a measure of inequality, this paper concludes that there is high inequality in the hand over of community forests to the beneficiary households.
Year: 2007
Language: English
In: Banko Janakari, Vol. 17, No. 1, 46-48:,



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