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000013527 037__ $$a4791
000013527 041__ $$aEnglish
000013527 100__ $$aShrestha, K. P.
000013527 100__ $$aBarakoti, T. P.
000013527 245__ $$aCommercial utilization of Allo (Girardinia diversifolia) by the Rais of Sankhuwasabha for income generation
000013527 260__ $$c2008
000013527 260__ $$b
            
000013527 490__ $$aArticle
000013527 507__ $$aMFOLL
000013527 520__ $$aStudies carried out during 1999 and 2000 on utilization of Allo (Girardinia diversifolia L.) in the eastern hills revealed that traditional knowledge was highly used in developing commercial enterprise of this species. Surveys conducted on various aspects of this species through semi-structured interview identified that Allo has become an established income generating commodity in Bala, Sisuwa, Tamku and Mangtewa VDCs of Sankhuwasabha district.<br />
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Time line showed that Allo activities were started by Kulung Rais from 1950, but increased after 1993. The community started to make fancy items, such as varieties of bags, jewellery purse to travel bags, coat cloth, and ladies items-shawl, brassier, when the outsiders took interest in Allo products. Dyeing was also practiced according to customers&rsquo; demand using local plants: Majitho, Banmara, Chutro, Dar. For spinning, bamboo made hand spindle called Katuwa was used (94.8 % respondents). It is handy and easy to spin thread while walking. Weaving was done in locally made wooden handloom. Traditional processing method adopted was: green lokta- drying (2-3 days), boiling with wood ash, washing, drying, dry fibre- mixing with micaceous clay (Kamero). Wood ash was used to boil easily (39 %) and also make the fibre soft (20.8 %). No idea about the use of caustic soda instead of ash. The quantity of ash for one Dharni (2.5 kg) of lokta varied 4-24 Manas (1 Mana equals about 300g). White clay was used @ 2 kg for 2.5 kg dry lokta to make the fibre soft and easy for spinning (62.3 %).
000013527 653__ $$aforest
000013527 653__ $$alivelihood
000013527 653__ $$alocal communities
000013527 653__ $$aNepal
000013527 653__ $$anon-timber forest product (NTFP)
000013527 653__ $$atraditional knowledge
000013527 650__ $$aMountain livelihoods
000013527 650__ $$aMountain people/cultures
000013527 650__ $$aNatural resource management
000013527 650__ $$aForests and forestry
000013527 650__ $$aPolicies and governance
000013527 691__ $$aMountain livelihoods
000013527 691__ $$aMountain people/cultures
000013527 691__ $$aNatural resource management
000013527 691__ $$aForests and forestry
000013527 691__ $$aPolicies and governance
000013527 773__ $$pBanko Janakari, Vol. 18, No. 1, 18-24: http://www.nepjol.info/index.php/BANKO/article/view/2162/1990
000013527 8564_ $$uhttp://lib.icimod.org/record/13527/files/4791.pdf
000013527 980__ $$aARTICLE