Tag Archives: Bhutan

Economic Potential of Timber Production from Yargey Community Forest under Tsirang District in Bhutan

Field survey was conducted during spring of 2010 to study timber production and investigate financial return from timber sale from Yargey community forest under Tsirang dzongkhag in Bhutan. Stratified random sampling for 71 respondents was randomly selected for interviews with target groups like Community Forest Management Group, furniture house/sawmill owners, general timber consumers and contractors.  Data were gathered by employing ... Read More »

Analysis of People’s Attitudes towards Subsidized Rural Timber Allotment and Community Forestry in Sarpang Dzongkhag, Bhutan

This research investigated people’s attitudes towards subsidized rural timber allotment (SRTA) policy and community forestry (CF) approach in Bhutan.  It was assumed that there was no people’s participation in current SRTA policy and this was a threat to sustainable forest management (SFM). Samples for the study consisted of rural households at Dekiling geog (block) under Sarpang Dzongkhag (district). Both quantitative ... Read More »