Pokharel, Bharat K. and Sarah Byrne. Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies in Nepal's Forest Sector: How Can Rural Communities Benefit? NSCFP Discussion Paper No. 7. Kathmandu: Nepal Swiss Community Forestry Project, 2009. http://www.forestrynepal.org/publications/nscfp/4428.
From the Introduction:
"This paper outlines options for rural communities to participate in climate change mitigation and adaptation activities in the forest sector in Nepal. We look at the various institutional barriers that would need to be overcome, as well as the existing institutional opportunities, particularly in relation to tenure rights."