Knowledge Systems and Natural Resources: Management, Policy by Hemant R Ojha, Netra P Timsina, Ram B Chhetri Krishna P

By Hemant R Ojha, Netra P Timsina, Ram B Chhetri Krishna P Paudel

In recent times, wisdom platforms became key components of outrage for researchers, policy-makers and developmental activists. wisdom structures and normal assets is a distinct selection of case reports from Nepal. It offers wealthy and incisive insights into serious social techniques and deliberative governance. It analyses how wisdom is produced, disseminated and utilized in a variety of facets of average source governance in Nepal. The booklet demanding situations the dichotomy among conventional and clinical wisdom. It proposes to distinguish between platforms of data at the foundation of political status of social actors engaged in usual source governance. It extra proposes that fluctuate in givernance hinges on how the varied platforms of data come into deliberative interface and to what volume the unequal distribution of strength and data assets in society constrain the method of deliberation. This booklet can be of serious curiosity to improvement policy-makers, governance experts, researchers, lecturers, improvement advisors, social activists and scholars of social and political sciences and usual source administration.

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