Community, Culture, Conservation: Insights from Nepal
Ms Wong Soon Fen
Dr Kankana Mukhopadhyay

This module explores the concepts, practices and issues in community development in relation to culture and conservation of natural resources and heritage. It focuses on the interplay of tradition and innovation in the holistic development of a society, particularly within the context of Nepal. It offers students an interactive learning opportunity that combines theory, classroom-based seminars and field visits. Students will critically examine discourses on the dilemmas and designs of community development as well as ethical, social and economic challenges of different models.

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