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April 26, 2016
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Financing measure and strategies against human elephants conflict in Jhapa, Eastern Nepal: A Choice experiment

Human-wildlife conflict is a phenomenon where wildlife negatively impacts on human wellbeing or when the actions of people are detrimental to the survival of wildlife (Madden, 2004). Therefore, SANDEE project therefore aims to investigate whether local communities are willing to set up community based insurance scheme so they will get reliefs for damage efficient manner. It also aims to evaluate how much premium local household will pay under hypothetical scenarios with varying level of relief for crop raid, property damage, injury, human loss and maintenance of electric fencing. Bahundangi, Shantinagar, Bhudabare, Dhaijan, Sanischare village development committees (VDCs) are the study sites.