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Communities and forest management

a report of the IUCN Working Group on Community Involvement in Forest Management with recommendations to the Intergovernmental Panel on Forests

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Published by IUCN in Washington, D.C., USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest management.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 44).

    Statementedited by Mark Poffenberger.
    ContributionsPoffenberger, Mark, 1950-, IUCN Working Group on Community Involvement in Forest Management., Intergovernmental Panel on Forests.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSD561 .C66 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 44 p. :
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL281095M
    ISBN 102831703603
    LC Control Number97183196
    OCLC/WorldCa36260945

    1. Introduction. In the last couple of decades Community Forest Management (CFM) has become an influential approach in the management of tropical forests around the world (Arnold, , Arnold, , FAO, , Wiersum, ).About 15% of tropical forests fall under such a management regime today ().For example, in the early s India, Nepal, Mexico, Bolivia, Cited by: Community forest management (CFM) is one of the more prolific CBNRM strategies throughout the world. This is due to the recognition that forests are one of the most important yet threatened natural resources. Forests provide numerous ecosystem services, products for human consumption, and habitat for myriad species. Page 4 of

    The policies corresponding to the Community-based forest management systems inIndia have not yielded significant results. One preeminent cause for this is the lackof an appropriate tenurial arrangement in favour of the forest managingcommunities. Clear ownership, access, and management rights over forests are vital to build forest-dependent communities’ assets, create jobs and manage forest resources more sustainably. While many forests remain publicly owned, forest ownership by private actors, communities, and individuals has increased over the past decades.

    forest management and implementation of these rules, the government launched several community 1 A denuded forest handed over to the Panchayat as CF for plantation development. 2 A natural forest handed over to the Panchayat as Size: KB. Community-Based Forest Management In Tanzania An Overview of the Process By Liz Alden Wily 1 With the CBFM Lead Team2 October 1 Background This paper provides an overview of the process being adopted and advocated towards establishing community management of forests in Tanzania. The approach is known as ‘community-based forest management.


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