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VOLUME 4, ISSUE 1 (MARCH 2021)

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M – 00198Review Article

Status, Prospects and Challenges for Non-Timber Forest Products Conservation in Nepal: A Critical Review

Pramod Ghimire*1, Nabaraj Pudasaini2, Uchita Lamichhane3

1Agriculture and Forestry University, Faculty of Forestry, Hetauda, Nepal. Email: pghimire@afu.edu.np

2Ministry of Industry, Tourism, Forest and Environment, Bagmati Province, Nepal. Email: nabusaini@gmail.com

3Agriculture and Forestry University, Faculty of Forestry, Hetauda, Nepal. Email: uniqueuchita123@gmail.com

*Corresponding author | ORCID: 0000-0002-2925-8844

Grassroots Journal of Natural Resources, 4(1): 1-16. Doi: https://doi.org/10.33002/nr2581.6853.040101

Received: 12 October 2020

Reviewed: 21 December 2020

Provisionally Accepted: 13 January 2021

Revised: 19 January 2021

Finally Accepted: 22 February 2021

Published: 20 March 2021


                                        

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ABSTRACT

Non-timber forest products (NTFPs) consist of goods of biological origin other than wood, derived from forests, other wooded land and trees outside forests. The importance of NTFPs for sustaining rural livelihoods, fostering rural poverty alleviation, enhancing biodiversity conservation, and facilitating rural economic growth is well known in Nepal. In spite of these facts, NTFPs have not received the sustained and systematic support. With the gradual rise in population, unsustainable harvesting and depletion of resources, sustainable management of NTFPs has become a challenge. Similarly, the increasing global demand of NTFPs leads to over-exploitation of these resources that further leads to dwindling and adversely affecting the biodiversity. In this context, this paper intends to explore and analyze the conservation status, prospects and challenges for efficient and sustainable management of NTFPs in the context of Nepal.

Keywords

NTFPs; Livelihood; Sustainable management; Conservation; Nepal

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Harvard Style

Ghimire, P., Pudasaini, N. and Lamichhane, U. (2021). Status, Prospect and Challenges of NTFPs Conservation in Nepal: A Critical review. Grassroots Journal of Natural Resources, 4(1): 1-15. Doi: https://doi.org/10.33002/nr2581.6853.040101

APA Style

Ghimire, P., Pudasaini, N., & Lamichhane, U. (2021). Status, Prospect and Challenges of NTFPs Conservation in Nepal: A Critical review. Grassroots Journal of Natural Resources, 4(1), 1-15. https://doi.org/10.33002/nr2581.6853.040101

ACS Style

Ghimire P., Pudasaini N., Lamichhane U. Status, Prospect and Challenges of NTFPs Conservation in Nepal: A Critical review. Grassroots Journal of Natural Resources, 2021, 4(1), 1-15. https://doi.org/10.33002/nr2581.6853.040101

Chicago/Turabian Style

Ghimire, Pramod, Pudasaini, Nabaraj, Lamichhane, Uchita. 2021. “Status, Prospect and Challenges of NTFPs Conservation in Nepal: A Critical review.” Grassroots Journal of Natural Resources, 4 no.1: 1-15. https://doi.org/10.33002/nr2581.6853.040101

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Ghimire, Pramod, Nabaraj Pudasaini and Uchita Lamichhane. 2021. “Status, Prospect and Challenges of NTFPs Conservation in Nepal: A Critical review.” Grassroots Journal of Natural Resources, 4 (1): 1-15. https://doi.org/10.33002/nr2581.6853.040101

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