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Aziz, M.A. 2008. Co-management of Protected Areas without Local Knowledge and Participation: A Case Study from Lawachara National Park. Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh.

This paper assesses local knowledge about biodiversity and how this knowledge is being incorporated into the management of Lawachara National Park in Bangladesh. It seeks to inform policy makers, practitioners and protected area managers about the necessity of incorporating the knowledge of local people into the process of co-management in this and other protected areas around the world.