Institute for Social and Economic Change

Structure of Central Himalayan Forests Under Different Management Regimes: An Empirical Study

Sunil Nautiyal



 The Conservation, management and sustainable resource utilization of forests are crucial issues keeping in view the growth in population. Among the conservation approaches, three are commonly known in the Indian Central Himalaya. They are: (1) Traditional Conserved Forests (TCF), (2) Government Conserved Forests (GCF), and (3) Community conserved Forests (CCF). The important indicators were identified for the assessment of these forests. Based on a comparison to other forest types of the region.


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