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May 10, 2019

New research shows community forest management reduces both deforestation and poverty

Environment news (via Science Daily):
Giving local communities in Nepal the opportunity to manage their forests has simultaneously reduced deforestation and poverty in the region, new research has shown. In the largest study of its kind, an international team of experts has found that community-forest management led to a 37% relative reduction in deforestation and a 4.3% relative reduction in poverty.
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