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Scale, Socio-ecological Networks, Corruption and Patronage: Factors Affecting the Sustainability of Plant Resources in Nepal. Objectives. To analyse the perception of the people at different levels on plant resources in Nepal

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Scale, Socio-ecological Networks, Corruption and Patronage: Factors Affecting the Sustainability of Plant Resources in Nepal
objectives
Objectives
  • To analyse the perception of the people at different levels on plant resources in Nepal
  • What is the role of the socio-ecological factors, for example, kin, friends and political networks, monetary flows and patronage, all work together and affect the sustainability of plant resources
  • To find out who is doing what
orchids
Orchids
  • Sunakhari is an orchid, which is a plant of genera Dedrobium
  • Sunakhari is not in local medical use but was in trade
  • Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species of Flora and Fauna (CITES) and Orchids
  • Sunakhari from Nepal has been exported in China. It is one of the top 50 herbs used in Traditional Chinese Medicine
why this ethnobotanical research
Why this ethnobotanical research?
  • An ethnobotanical research has not yet been conducted in this area, or indeed in Nepal as a whole
  • Ethnographic field work, participants observation, interviews
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Orchid journey through different levels

Top level

Kathmandu (Capital), policy, planning

Middle level

Hetauda, DFO, Traders

Village level

Dandabas, local people, Orchid

dandabas 2010 village level
Dandabas 2010 – Village level
  • A school girl selling her orchids in village tea shop
  • A local collector collected up to 25 kilogrammes in one morning
  • A local trader described three different types of Sunakhari based on its price
  • A social worker said that his village was hell in the past...
hetauda middle level
Hetauda – Middle level

District Forest Office (DFO)

Traders and local industries

  • We are just doing our job
  • We do what it is written on our work plan
  • Traders persuade collectors
  • DFO should provide trainings to the collectors
  • Legal money
  • Illegal money
kathmandu top level
Kathmandu – Top level

Department of Forest

Ministry of Forest

  • Policy is not clear
  • We only look at trees
  • We have legal authority but do not have manpower to identify plants...
  • Frequent government changes lead changes in policy from govt to govt
  • Formed high level commission of 6 members,
  • 10 points procedures
  • Impose complete ban on Sunakhari collection
  • A study team and its report
assumed three levels bottom middle and top
Assumed three levels (bottom, middle and top)

Government of Nepal may not even know a plant’s local uses.

Top level

DANIDA, DFID, DABUR, AUS AID may not even identify plant species, and are unaware of local ecosystems

Media, Journalists

Business representatives

Political leaders

Middle level

District forest offices / officers

Community Forestry User Groups

NGO’s and CBO’s

Village chieftains

Local people have knowledge on slow growing nature of Taxusbut they are unaware of the commercial use of Taxus leaves

Bottom level

thank you very much
Thank you very much

Queries, comments and feedbacks!!!

This research is supported by the Rufford Small Grant Foundation for Nature Conservation; and partially supported by University Small Grants, University of Aberdeen and the Hardy Plant Society, UK.