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Drivers of reforestation in human-dominated forests

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Nagendra, H. 2007. Drivers of reforestation in human-dominated forests. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 104 no. 39, pp.15218-15223.

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  • International Forestry Resources and Institutions (IFRI)


Available at no cost Nagendra.Drivers of Reforestation.pdf


  • The author discusses a reforestation success story in the case of Nepal, despite high levels of deforestation in recent years.
  • The author provides reasoning for this success, discussing the role of land tenue and effective monitoring in addition to management of social conflicts and adoption of new technologies.

Geographical Region

  • South Asia
  • Ecosystems

  • General
  • Country

  • Nepal
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