Despite disputes over commercialisation of forest produce, experts believe the movement will not be derailed. Meanwhile, India can take a lesson or two from its neighbour s success

What distinguishes Nepal s community forest management from India s?

There are a lot of differences in the forest policy of the two neighbours

Why community forestry in Nepal is a success in the hills, and not in the plains

A founder member of the Jaykot forest users group in Kahnu village, Pokhra, talks to Down To Earth on the benefits of community forest management

In an effort to help deve

Nepal government decided to hand over certain forest areas to rural communities.

This report is the outcome of the South Asian Regional Review of Community Involvement in Wildlife Management. This was conducted as part of a global series of regional reviews for the IIED's project "Evaluation Eden: Assessing the Impacts of Community Wildlife Management".

Malaria is no longer an unmanageable disease in the Zambezi Valley of Zimbabwe, thanks to a community based project

Biogas generation helps save 112 tonnes of fuelwood use annually in a small Bhopal village