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Communities and Conservation: Natural Resource Management in South and Central Asia

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Edited By: Ashish Kothari, Neema Pathak, RV Anuradha and Bansuri Taneja

505 pages, Tabs

Sage Publications

Hardback | Oct 1998 | #88632 | ISBN: 0761992790
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Constitutes perhaps the first comprehensive treatment of recent community-based conservation efforts in South and Central Asia and explores a wide range of policies, practices, strategies and issues related to participatory conservation.


PART ONE: INTRODUCTION Community-Based Conservation - Ashish Kothari, R V Anuradha and Neema Pathak Issues and Prospects Diversity and Sustainability in Community-Based Conservation - Michael Pimbert and Jules Pretty PART TWO: COUNTRY OVERVIEWS Community-Based Conservation in India - Arvind Khare Conservation By Local Communities in the Maldives - Mohamed Zuhair Towards Community-Based Conservation in Mongolia - D Myagmarsuren Involving Local Communities in Conservation - Bharat Shrestha The Case of Nepal Community-Based Conservation - G M Khattak Experiences from Pakistan The Practice of Community-Based Conservation in Sri Lanka - Avanti Jayatilake, Nirmalie Palewatta and J Wickramanayake PART THREE: EMERGING ISSUES Issues and Opportunities in Co-Management - P J DeCosse and S S Jayawickrama Lessons from Sri Lanka Grassroots Conservation Practices - Madhav Gadgil Revitalizing the Traditions Conserving the Sacred - P S Ramakrishnan Ecological and Policy Implications Tribal Communities and Conservation in India - Amita Baviskar Conservation through Community Enterprise - Seema Bhatt Conserving a Community Resource - D Shankar Medicinal Plants Institutional Structures for Community-Based Conservation - G Raju Gender and Equity Concerns in Joint Forest Management - Madhu Sarin et al Legal and Policy Issues in Community-Based Conservation - B J Krishnan PART FOUR: CASE STUDIES Self-Initiated Conservation in India's Protected Areas - Priya Das and K Christopher The Cases of Kailadevi and Dalma Sanctuaries People's Protected Areas - Rajendra Singh Alwar District, India Traditional Community Conservation in the Indian Himalayas - R K Maikhuri et al Nanda Devi Biosphere Resource An NGO-Initiated Sanctuary - Soumyadeep Datta Chakrashila, India Conservation by Local Communities in North-East India - Dhrupad Choudhury Community Enterprise for Conservation in India - Sharachchandra Lele, K S Murali and Kamaljit S Bawa Biligiri Ranganaswamy Temple Sanctuary Tribals and Conservation - U M Chandrashekara and S Sankar Chinnar Sanctuary, India Communities Protecting Coastal Resources - S U K Ekaratne et al Rekawa Lagoon, Sri Lanka

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