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Advancing equity in community forestry: Recognition of the poor matters

Sunam, Ramesh; McCarthy, John

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The community forestry program in Nepal has been advancing as a successful means of improving the condition of forests. However, as in other areas around the world, Nepal's community forestry initiative continues to face unresolved equity issues. This paper seeks to explore underlying causes of inequity using contemporary theories of justice. Examining two community forest user groups in the middle hill districts, the study finds that lack of recognition in interpersonal and public spheres...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/63149
Source: International Forestry Review
DOI: 10.1505/ifor.12.4.370

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