What happens to community-based institutions (CBIs) when persistent out-migration changes the socio-demographic structures in the community? This question needs exploration in the context of increasing urbanization in the developing countries, where a substantial population depends on forests for subsistence livelihoods. In pursuance of this question, Almora district in India provided the necessary conditions of high out-migration, and the presence of oldest surviving CBIs of forest management (locally called as Van Panchayats or VPs).
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- Environmental Studies
- Social resilience
- Van Panchayats
- Forest protection--Social aspects--India--Kumaun.
- Forest protection
- Community forests--Social aspects--India--Kumaun.
- Community forests
- Resource-based communities--Social aspects--India--Kumaun.
- Resource-based communities
- Migration, Internal--Social aspects--India--Kumaun.
- Migration, Internal
- Partial requirement for: Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2017Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 107-114)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Community resources and development