Plant Diversity ›› 2001, Vol. 23 ›› Issue (13): 1-3.

• Articles •    

Relationship between Nature Reserve and Local Village, Baka Case

DU Xue - Fei GUO Hui - Jim ZENG Yi - Qun   

  1. Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Online:2001-12-26 Published:2001-12-26

Abstract: Local villagers have important effect on the biodiversity in the nature reserve as they take advantage of the source for hundreds of years. Baka, a Jinuo village was studies with market investigation and questionnaire, especially focused on the bene-fits and costs that risen from nature reserve. It is found that the local people get a large number of income from nature reserve, at the same time, local people lost opportunity costs for lost land where is turned to nature reserve. Suggestions are given to manage-ment and development of the nature reserve.

Key words: Nature reserve, Local community