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Communities and forest management in South Asia Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book provides a brief overview of the role of communities in forest management in five South Asia nations, including India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Pakistan.

The experiences of communities, forestry agencies, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and development projects with participatory modes of forest stewardship in South Asia are described based on field visits (, ) and secondary data.

Important trends are explained, focusing on the transition from industrial forestry to government-driven social forestry and, most recently, the vesting. Asia Forest Network University Drive Santa Barbara, CA U.S.A Tel: () COMMUNITIES AND FOREST MANAGEMENT IN SOUTH ASIA Mark Poffenberger, Editor A REGIONAL PROFILE OF WG-CIFM researchers, and national planners, as well as books, project documents, field studies.

About the Book Reflecting the latest findings of a large research project that began about a decade ago this volume, the 5th in the ongoing "Man and Forest" series, highlights the.

While daunting challenges confront the forest-dependent communities of South Asia, in many parts of the region grassroots environmental movements are gaining momentum and political support.

If present trends prevail, in coming decades much of the region’s forestland will. Book: Communities and forest management in South Asia: a regional profile of the Working Group on Community Involvement in Forest Management + pp.

Abstract: This regional profile focuses on five South Asian countries including Bangladesh bangladesh Subject Category: Geographic Entities. Reflecting the latest findings of a large research project that began about a decade ago this volume, the 5th in the ongoing “Man and Forest” series, highlights the relevance of ‘indigenous knowledge’ of various South Asian tribal and rural communities in the sustainable management of forests and local resources – more specially.

In Community-Based Natural Resource Management: Issues and Cases from South Asia, New Delhi: SAGE Publications India Pvt Ltd, doi: /n1. Menon, Ajit, et al. "Introduction." Community-Based Natural Resource Management: Issues and Cases from South Asia.

New Delhi: SAGE Publications India Pvt Ltd, SAGE. Transferring land to communities progressed slowly at first, with just over a million hectares authorised for community management by However, the ministry accelerated the community forestry. A catalogue record of this book is available from the British Library South Africa, Kwazulu-Natal, by McPHOTO / Still Pictures Printed by: Park Communications, UK on % recycled paper using vegetable oil CBFM Community Based Forest Management CBFP Congo Basin Forest Partnership CBNRM Community Based Natural Resource Management.

While daunting challenges confront the forest-dependent communities of South Asia, in many parts of the region grassroots environmental movements are gaining momentum and political support.

If present trends prevail, in coming decades much of the region s forestland will Cited by: The case studies cover a diversity of sectors from wildlife management to range and forest m anagement, and describe both co-management and common property arrangements.

For example, the Namibia, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana and South African (Makuleke) cases focus on wildlife management on communal land. NGOs today, as part of civil society, have come to play a prominent role in South Asia in the context of community-based natural resource management (CBNRM).

This book examines the theory and practice of NGO-driven CBNRM within the framework of emerging critiques of dominant discourses of development, the micro-politics of decentralization, and the projection of community development.

The implementation of scientific forest management programme has led to improvement in the status of forests in eastern Nepal. Increase in revenue collection, replacement of timber import, gradual. NGOs today, as part of civil society, have come to play a prominent role in South Asia in the context of community-based natural resource management (CBNRM).

This book examines the theory and practice of NGO-driven CBNRM within the framework of emerging critiques of dominant discourses of development, the micro-politics of decentralization, and.

Participatory forest management is an umbrella term describing an alternative to the traditional top-down centralized approach and includes social forestry, community forestry, joint forest management, collaborative forest management, leasehold forestry, and decentralized forest management.

All of these involve local communities in forest management (Hobley Hobley, M. (ed.). Based on the author's primary data on communities managing their local forests in parts of India and Nepal, it statistically assesses whether the gender composition of a local forest management group affects forest conservation outcomes, after controlling for other characteristics of the management group, aspects of institutional functioning.

A nuanced look at how nature has been culturally constructed in South and Southeast Asia, Nature in the Global South. is a major contribution to understandings of the politics and ideologies of environmentalism and development in a postcolonial epoch.

Among the many significant paradigms for understanding both the preservation and use of nature in these regions are biological classification. stand management practices in South-East (SE) Asia. social and community v alues, a relatively ne w venture in forest management and. in South Africa Rudzani Makhado and Amani Saidi 19 A review of the significance of non-timber forest products to rural livelihoods in Nigeria Folaranmi Babalola 25 The role of social capital in strengthening community based natural resources management in Zambia Vincent Nyirenda and Wilbroad Chansa.

Non-governmental organisations today, as part of civil society, have come to play a prominent role in South Asia in the context of community-based natural resource management (CBNRM).

This book examines the theory and practice of NGO-driven CBNRM within the framework of emerging critiques of dominant discourses of development, the micro.Indigenous Knowledge,Forest Management and Forest Policy in South Asia by Seeland and and Fronz Schmithusen. This book consists of 17 papers, based on cross-cultral,interdiciplinary investigations of well-known scholars of forest management,etho-botanists,social anthropologists and of the members of several local NGOs involved in either community forestry or village development.

In my book, I argue that for South Asia to transition from dividing to sharing resources, there needs to be a change in the way resources are conceptualised and how .