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Watershed management, Thung Kao Hang, Lamphun province, northern Thailand (IV)

Case
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

Watershed management, Silalaeng, Nan province, northern Thailand (I)

Case
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 watersheds 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

Watershed management, Ban Pae, Chiang Mai province, northern Thailand (II)

Case
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 community property. All the watersheds 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

Watershed management, Ban Luang, Nan province, northern Thailand (III)

Case
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 watersheds 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

Water users association, Nishikanbara land improvement area, Niigata Prefecture, Japan

Case
The Nishikanbara Land Improvement area is located nearly in the middle of the coastal region of Niigata Prefecture. It is an elliptic zone, 15 km from east to west, and 35 km from south to north. The Nishikanbara LID, which was established by combining five existing water users associations in 1951, is one of Japan's largest water users associations. The LID covers five villages, five towns, and two cities. At present (1999), its total farming land area is 19,103 ha and the association members...
09 Aug 2016

Village 6 community forest, Almora district, Uttarakhand, India

Case
The community forests discussed in this case study are called panchayat forests. They are managed by local institutions called van panchayats. The forests and van panchayats all lie in the middle Himalayan ranges in Almora district, India. Almora is one of the eight mountainous districts that together comprise the Uttarakhand in Uttar Pradesh. The analysis focuses on the effects of institutional rules on fodder and fuelwood use in community forests. Village 6 is one of six villages located in...
09 Aug 2016

Village 5 community forest, Almora district, Uttarakhand, India

Case
The community forests discussed in this case study are called panchayat forests. They are managed by local institutions called van panchayats. The forests and van panchayats all lie in the middle Himalayan ranges in Almora district. Almora is one of the eight mountainous districts that together comprise the Uttarakhand in Uttar Pradesh. The analysis focuses on the effects of institutional rules on fodder and fuelwood use in community forests. Village 5 is one of six villages located in the...
09 Aug 2016

Village 4 community forest, Almora District, Uttarakhand, India

Case
The community forests discussed in this case study are called panchayat forests. They are managed by local institutions called van panchayats. The forests and van panchayats all lie in the middle Himalayan ranges in Almora district, India. Almora is one of the eight mountainous districts that together comprise the Uttarakhan in Uttar Pradesh. The analysis focuses on the effects of institutional rules on fodder and fuelwood use in community forests. Village 4 is one of six villages locaged in...
09 Aug 2016

Village 3 forest community, Almora district, India

Case
The community forests discussed in this case study are called panchayat forests. They are managed by local institutions called van panchayats. The forests and van panchayats all lie in the middle Himalayan ranges in Almora district, India. Almora is one of the eight mountainous districts that together comprise the Uttarakhand in Uttar Pradesh. The analysis focuses on the effects of institutional rules on fodder and fuelwood use in community forests. Village 3 is one of six villages located in...
09 Aug 2016

Village 2 forest community, Almora district, India

Case
The community forests disccused in this case study are called panchayat forests. They are managed by local institutions called van panchayats. The forests and van panchayats all lie in the middle Himalayan ranges in Almora district, India. Almora is one of the eight mountainous districts that together comprise the Uttarakhand in Uttar Pradesh. The analysis focuses on the effects of institutional rules on fodder and fuelwood use in community forests. Village 2 is one of six villages located in...
09 Aug 2016

Village 1 forest community, Almora district, India

Case
The community forests discussed in this case study are called panchayat forests. They are managed by local institutions called van panchayats. The forests and van panchayats all lie in the middle Himalayan ranges in Almora district, India. Almora is one of the eight mountainous districts that together comprise the Uttarkhand in Uttar Pradesh. The analysis focuses on the effects of institutional rules on fodder and fuelwood use in community forests. Village 1 is one of six villages located in...
09 Aug 2016

Loma Alta community forest, western Equador

Case
This paper provides an explanation for the lack of institutions regulating the Loma Alta Forest. The community has not yet created any rules regarding forest use. The members of the community with the biggest economic stake in the forest have no reason to limit their exploitative practices, and thus little demand exists for forest regulation at the local level. The Loma Alta Forest is in danger of being more severely degraded in the near future because of the lack of forestry institutions....
09 Aug 2016

Land-cover and Forest in Nepal (II)

Case
Between 1978 and 1992 dramatic forest conversion occurred in two adjacent sub-basins of the Kair Khola watershed in the Chitwan District of Nepal. However, the form of conversion differed significantly. In the Kair sub-basin dense forest was most often converted to maize-based agriculture, while in the Shakti sub-basin dense forest most often became degraded forest. This study undertook a village-level investigation of forest governance to determine whether community and institutional...
09 Aug 2016

Land-cover and Forest in Nepal (I)

Case
Between 1978 and 1992 dramatic forest conversion occurred in two adjacent sub-basins of the Kair Khola watershed in the Chitwan District of Nepal. However, the form of conversion differed significantly. In the Kair sub-basin dense forest was most often converted to maize-based agriculture, while in the Shakti sub-basin dense forest most often became degraded forest. This study undertook a village-level investigation of forest governance to determine whether community and institutional...
09 Aug 2016

Huaynacotas Community Irrigation System in Peru

Case
The Huaynacotas community is located in the province of La Union, Department of Arequipa, in the southern highlands of Peru.  The associated canal network spans elevations from 3,100 to 4,100 meters and encompasses a geographical area of 410 ha that consists of crops that are irrigated intensively (maize and other staples) and those that are rain-fed (potatoes and tubers).  The case study involves a three and a half year snapshot in time before 2001and catalogues an action situation involving...
09 Aug 2016