Cultural Understanding of Non-timber Forest Products among the Babuban Community People of Eastern Nepal

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  • Jiban Mani Poudel Anthropology at the Central Department of Sociology/Anthropology

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https://doi.org/10.3126/opsa.v11i0.3034

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Non-timber forest products (NTFP), cultural understanding

Abstract

This paper presents a short analysis of human-nature relationship among the Bahuban community people of eastern Nepal based on the use of non-timber forest products (NTFPs1). The paper basically describes perceptions and understanding of different categories of people towards NTFPs based on symbolic meaning and use-value of these products in their lives. In addition, the paper also shortly discusses indigenous practices for NTFPs management in the study area.

DOI: 10.3126/opsa.v11i0.3034

Occasional Papers in Sociology and Anthropology Vol.11 2009 126-147

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Poudel, J. M. (2010). Cultural Understanding of Non-timber Forest Products among the Babuban Community People of Eastern Nepal. Occasional Papers in Sociology and Anthropology, 11, 126–147. https://doi.org/10.3126/opsa.v11i0.3034

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