By Hemant Ojha, Rebecca Ford, Rod Keenan, Digby Race, Dora Carais Vega, Himlal Baral, and Prativa Sapkota

This paper draws on the cases selected from Australia, Indonesia, Mexico, Nepal, and Papua New Guinea to make an important conclusion: Increasingly diverse interests in natural resources such as forests have served to delocalize communities beyond “local” domains.

They argue that the local community is not a localized entity, and there are multiple cross-scale networks that need to be recognized, as these have profound implications in community-based natural resource management. Click here for more information.