Twenty-eight enterprises were selected for study. They are presented below according to enterprise type and membership (Table 1).
LFUGs can engage in an enterprise as a group registered under the District Forest Office (DFO) or as individuals. One LFUG was included as a case study.
The Kataharepakha Leasehold Forestry Group, established in 1995, is composed of seven households who received a total of 3.5 ha of degraded ‘forest’ land. Being part of the Leasehold Forestry (LHF) programme, this LFUG received support of different kinds, particularly from the DFO (e.g. land and nursery-management training), District Livestock Service Office (DLSO) (forage and...