publication . Thesis . 2012

Developing conservation governance strategies: holistic management of protected areas in Nepal

Budhathoki, Prabhu;
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  • Published: 01 Apr 2012
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
The Buffer Zone (BZ) concept has been introduced in Nepal as a key component of the national biodiversity conservation strategy to mitigate the impacts of protected areas on local communities, and thereby reduce adverse impacts of local people on protected areas. Unlike traditional Buffer Zone programmes which are mostly limited to creating a protective layer and/or distributing economic benefits to local people, the Buffer Zone management approach in Nepal integrates livelihoods and conservation issues and their linkages in a more holistic and balanced manner. The programme has been successful in establishing a network of community institutions and in mobilisin...
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Related Organizations

ANNEXES .................................................................................................... 292 Annex 1 Protected areas of Nepal as of 2009 ........................................................ 293 Annex 2 Major acts, regulations and guidelines related to biodiversity conservation …… .................................................................................................... 295

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