|Statement||J.H. Smyth, M. Rodrigue and N. Pharand.|
|Series||Information report -- 0-X-390., Information report (Great Lakes Forestry Centre) -- O-X-390.|
|Contributions||Rodrigue, M., Pharand, Nicole L., Great Lakes Forestry Centre.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||18,  p. :|
|Number of Pages||18|
|LC Control Number||95700854|
Forest Communities, Community Forests is a collection of stories about twelve communities in the United States and their efforts to protect and restore their community forests. It explores the struggles and opportunities faced by people as they work to invest in natural capital, reverse decades of poor forest practices, tackle policy gridlock. The contributors consider how social science perspectives can contribute to our understanding of communities and their conflicting choices regarding the allocation and use of forest, agriculture and other natural resources. The topics discussed include community stability, community adjustment to economic and technological change and the public's rCited by: This book argues that strong community forestry organisationsùformed by traditional forest usersùare the best hope of preserving and sustaining forests in developing countries. The book is divided into five main sections: communities and sustainable forestry; user rights, user groups and sustainable forest management; overcoming economic. Community forest management is one of the successful stories of green economy sectors in Nepal recognized by the United Nation Environment Programme. It was initiated in Nepal to mitigate increasing deforestation and forest degradation and address the negative impacts on rural livelihoods. Different studies are conducted by researchers to assess the role of community forest in .
Association of Forest Communities of Petén, Guatemala (ACOFOP): Context, Accomplishments and Challenges One of the greatest environmental challenges faced by tropical countries is the design of development models that fight rural poverty while preserving natural resources (Scherr et al., ). Accordingly, the loss and degradation. The book forms part of the Community Forestry Case Study Series, a compilation of studies that test methods or tools or examine gaps in understanding of the major concepts and issues in community forestry. Three writers and researchers contributed to the final product. The first, Bhishma P. Subedi, is an Assistant Lecturer of Human Resource. Community Forestry may be viewed as being more specific in that forests are managed with the expressed intent of benefiting neighbouring communities. Context of the Forest Act: new role and responsibilities for FD The Forest Act, Part II, Article 4(h) prescribes. Community forestry and the CFMA application process Session 1 focused on the concept of community forestry in the Liberian context. The main speaker in this session, Mr. Dominic Kweme, Deputy Team Leader of the Partners in Development (PADEV) presented on Community Forestry in Liberia. The presentation provided an introduction to the.
The term “community forestry” is used in a whole range of differ-ent ways, as illustrated by the readings below. The Northern Forest branch of the National Community Forestry Center takes a very broad view of the term. We use it to describe efforts by communities - those united by a common interest or by a sense of place - to recognize and. Paperback, $ Communities and Forests offers a timely view of the changing face of forests and forestry in North America today. In examining interactions between people and forests, the book shows that forests are as much a social institution as they are a biological resource. Community Forestry in the United States is an analytically rigorous and historically informed assessment of this new movement. It examines the current state of community forestry through a grounded assessment of where it stands now and where it might go in the future. Community forest is an evolving branch of forestry whereby the local community plays a significant role in forest management and land use decision making by themselves in the facilitating support of government as well as change agents. It involves the participation and collaboration of various stakeholders including community, government and non-governmental organisations (NGOs).