...exploring how people shape the world's forests

Decentralization, Forests and Rural Communities: Policy Outcomes in South and Southeast Asia

This book examines the new era of decentralized governance of forests in Asia and argues that policy solutions to resource dilemmas faced by forest-accessing rural communities must be flexible, and should allow for local dynamics and innovations to take place. Presenting case studies from Bhutan, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Thailand and Vietnam, this volume investigates how decentralization is affecting local stakeholders and their management of forest resources.

Webb, E., and G. P. Shivakoti, eds. 2008. Sage Publications

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