This paper outlines the policy context and resource base for community forestry in Nepal. Drawing on a study of 11 Forest User Groups (FUGs) in the Middle hills region, the paper examines the process of FUG formation and post-formation support.
Springate-Baginski, O.; Yadav, N.P.; Dev, O.P.; Soussan, J. Institutional development of forest user groups in Nepal: Processes and indicators. Journal of Forest and Livelihood (2003) 3 (1) 21-36.