Forest plays an important role in global carbon sink. Although benefits from REDD + is under negotiation forest provides both carbon and non-carbon benefits which need to be trapped wisely. Different management practices may leads to different quantity of carbon benefits thus this study is conducted to assess and compare carbon stocks in two different management regimes/practices namely conservation area forest and community forest. Southern Program Section – Luwang Unit of Annapurna Conservation area of luwang ghalel vdc and Khahatikhola Kaulepani Community forest of Dhital VDC of Kaski district was compared for this study.
Sushila Pandit is a development professional working in climate resilience, disaster management & sustainable development for a decade in national & international portfolio. She started her career as an activist and had gained experience and expertise on research, knowledge management, program development, policy & advocacy and project management.
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LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Climate change, Carbon Stock, Conservation Area, Community Forest, Comparative assessment, Kaski, Biomass only model, Nepal
SCIENCE / Ecology