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Critical Necessity of Local Monitoring and Enforcement for Sustainable Governance of Forests

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dc.contributor.author Pandey, Deep Narayan
dc.date.accessioned 2009-10-26T19:35:58Z
dc.date.available 2009-10-26T19:35:58Z
dc.date.issued 2009 en_US
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/10535/5090
dc.description.abstract "A large number of variables may potentially determine the success or failure of sustainable governance of forests, yet the success in finding the necessary condition has remained elusive. Recently, the Nobel Prize for 2009 in Economic Sciences has been awarded to Elinor Ostrom who made major contributions to our understanding of the governance of forests and common pool resources. Ostrom has spent considerable amount of time and efforts with the International Forestry Resources and Institutions programme that produced some of the most useful research relevant to practitioners of natural resource management. This paper reviews the recent research that clearly demonstrates that even when a number of other factors are taken into account, higher levels of local monitoring and enforcement of locally-made rules can result in improved regeneration and lower the possibility of forest degradation across a variety of ecological, economic and social contexts. This understanding has immediate practical utility for joint forest management in India." en_US
dc.language English en_US
dc.subject commons en_US
dc.subject joint management en_US
dc.subject forest management en_US
dc.subject knowledge en_US
dc.subject action research en_US
dc.title Critical Necessity of Local Monitoring and Enforcement for Sustainable Governance of Forests en_US
dc.type Working Paper en_US
dc.type.methodology Literature Review en_US
dc.publisher.workingpaperseries FTI, Jaipur, India en_US
dc.coverage.region Middle East & South Asia en_US
dc.coverage.country India en_US
dc.subject.sector Forestry en_US

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