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Environmental Investment in Community Forest Management (CFM): Its effects on Social Protection of the poor households of Mid Hill Nepal

Bista, Raghu (2013): Environmental Investment in Community Forest Management (CFM): Its effects on Social Protection of the poor households of Mid Hill Nepal. Published in: Journal of Environmental Investing , Vol. 4, No. 1 (12 June 2013): pp. 50-69.

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Abstract

This study investigates empirically what is investment of local community in community forest management and conservation in mid hill Nepal by using descriptive statistics based on primary data sources. This study results that poor member of the community invests in forest management and conservation more than rich. However, economic and forest product benefits return of the community forest to the poor is less than the rich. Its implication on social protection of the poor households is negative more than the poor households.

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