(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1998)

Document title

The politics of conservation and the complexity of local controls of forests in the Northern Thai Highlands

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)



An analysis of recent state conservation policy and the complexities of local control of forest land in northern Thailand. Author holds that government agencies resist allowing ethnic minorities to have a role in conservation. The government maintains that shifting cultivation has only a negative impact on the environment, disregarding the variety of local practices. The state has striven to extend its control over forests, and the implementation of the state's conservation policy has had many negative effects, which author details. - (SLD)


Article of periodic

published at : Mountain research and development / ISSN 0276-4741

Editor : United Nations University, Tokyo - JAPON (1981)

Millesime : 1998, vol. 18, no1 [pp. 71-82]

Bibliographic references : 22 ref.

Collation : Illustration ;




Laboratoire INTERGEO - Paris

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 27286

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