Social Welfare gains from Community Forests In Orissa, India . By, Jon Barnes . Welfare Implications of Community Forest Plantations in Developing Countries: The Orissa Social Forestry Project . By, Gunnar Kohlin and Gregory S. Amacher .
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Social Welfare gainsfrom Community ForestsIn Orissa, India
By, Jon Barnes
By, Gunnar Kohlin and Gregory S. Amacher
American Agricultural Economics Association (November 2005)
Do Community Forests create more welfare gain then the opportunity cost of the land plus the money it takes create them?
Examine the effect of Orissa's social forestry project on how long it takes to collect fuel wood and the amount of fuel collected, and the decrease in pressure on the National forests.
*(gain does not include the increase in grazing land other gains created by the CF)
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