A Review of Design Principles for Community-based Natural Resource Management

TitleA Review of Design Principles for Community-based Natural Resource Management
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsCox M, Arnold G, Villamajor Tomas S
JournalEcology and Society
Volume15
Issue4
Pagination38
Source DocumentAccessible with appropriate permission
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Watershed management, Thung Kao Hang, Lamphun province, northern Thailand (IV)

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This paper examines four case studies of community-based watershed management with emphasis on their operational decision-making arrangements. Even though legally the watersheds are state property, 73% of the villagers consider them communal property. All the case studies established community-based regimes as a result of a declining resource abundance, but differ in their operational rules, administration, effectiveness, and satisfaction among stakeholders. A village located in one of the...
09 Aug 2016

Yanesha Forest Cooperative, Palcazú valley, central Peru

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The Yanesha forest community is located in the Palcazú valley of central Peru. The case study involves a snapshot in time during which the Yanesha Forestry Cooperative (COFYAL) operated in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s. Timber and a variety of forest products are the main stationary resource units.In this case, the forest resources were being extracted for the generation of profits from commercial activities to be distributed to the community members and are not for subsistence activities....
09 Aug 2016

Yuracare forest community, Department of Cochabamba, northern Bolivia

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The Yuracare forest community is located in the department of Cochabamba, in northern Bolivia.  It encompasses a geographical area of 250,000 ha in the Rio Charape watershed. The case study spans from early 1990s to 1997, and catalogues an action situation involving 400 families, which are dependent on the forest for fuelwood, fodder, timber, water, and wildlife, among others.  Timber and a variety of forest products are the main stationary resource units.The original case study...
09 Aug 2016