Throughout the world, community involvement in conserving the environment is becoming the preferred method, marking a shift away from the top-down approach that has characterized such efforts in the past. This book explores diverse experiences with participatory conservation and constitutes the first comprehensive treatment of community-based conservation efforts in South and Central Asia.
Kothari, A.; Pathak, N.; Anuradha, R.V.; Taneja, B. Communities and Conservation, natural resource management in South and Central Asia. Sage Publications, London, UK (1998) ISBN 9780761992790