Autor: Yubraj Bhusal
ISBN-13: 9783330078178
Einband: Paperback
Seiten: 172
Gewicht: 272 g
Format: 220x150x10 mm
Sprache: Englisch

Local Livelihoods, Community Forestry and the REDD+

A case study of a REDD+ pilot project, Ludikhola watershed, Nepal
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REDD+ mechanism is considered as a critical step towards curbing greenhouse gas emission and to store carbon in the forest of developing countries. Nepal's community forests are benefiting a large number of local people and sequestering carbon. This research analyzes REDD+ mechanism and local livelihoods in the context of community forestry by taking a case of Ludikhola watershed, a REDD+ pilot project area, Nepal. Both qualitative and quantitative research methods were employed including household surveys, interviews with key persons, focus group discussions and literature review. People in the study area were mostly poor. Land holdings, annual incomes, and education levels were significantly different based on ethnicity, well beings and locations. More than 85% of the HHs expressed that they have a fear of unequal distribution of payments, more conflicts in the village and more corruption under the future REDD+ activities. Local involvement in the community based MRV mechanism looked cost efficient; however, to be continued in future REDD+ mechanism, performance based payments to forest users must surpass the associated costs of carbon management and provide additional benefits.
Autor: Yubraj Bhusal
BSc in forestry from TU, Nepal and MSc in International development studies, NMBU, Norway. Actively working with the multi-disciplinary teams exploring environmental governance, climate change, sustainable forestry and community development in Nepal, Norway and Canada. Equipped with qualitative and quantitative methods including modelling.

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Autor: Yubraj Bhusal
ISBN-13:: 9783330078178
ISBN: 3330078170
Verlag: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
Gewicht: 272g
Seiten: 172
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 220x150x10 mm