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Participatory forest management (PFM): rediscovery of a promising mechanism for poverty alleviation in the mountain areas of south Asia



Participatory forest management (PFM): rediscovery of a promising mechanism for poverty alleviation in the mountain areas of south Asia



Growth, poverty alleviation and sustainable resource management in the mountain areas of South Asia: Proceedings of the International Conference held in Kathmandu, Nepal from 31 January 4 February, 2000: 445-484



This paper provides a brief background to the political and socioeconomic context of the Hindu Kush Himalayas, an area that includes the mountain regions of South Asia. An overview of the common property resources of the mountain regions of South Asia is provided to illustrate the importance of these resources to the quality of life of the people in this region. The overview includes rangelands, water, and forest resources.

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