Problems and prospects of community forestry: Some insights from three case studies in western India

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dc.contributor.author Balooni, Kulbhushan
dc.date.accessioned 2015-04-22T06:46:39Z
dc.date.available 2015-04-22T06:46:39Z
dc.date.issued 2000
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2259/370
dc.description Man and Forests, Eds. R.K. Kohli. HP Singh. SP Vij, KK Dhir.Dr. Batish and DK Khurana DNAMES, IUFRO, ISTS, Botany Department & Panjab University, Chandigarh, India. pp 451-459, 2000. en_US
dc.description.abstract Most of the village common lands in India are hightly degraded and suffer from whant Garret Hardin called the tragedy of the commons. The productivity of these lands is far below their potential. The unabated erosion and wanton mususe of those laonds over the years have led to environmental degradaton. Realizing the need to rehabilitate those lands. Government of India (GoI) and many non-govenmental organisations (NGOs) are also now engaged in the task of afforestation of India's village common lands through a variety of community frestry programmes (CFP). This paper presents the main results and insights from these case studies of CFP conducted in teh State of Gujarat. The specific objectives of the case studies were to find out the major constraints in implementing CFP: to examine the roles played by the Govt and the NGOs in CFP: and to determine the prospects of CFP. The case studies document and analyse the experience of three different organizations namely, Aga Khan Rural Support ... en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Panjab University en_US
dc.subject Community Forestry en_US
dc.subject Case Studies en_US
dc.title Problems and prospects of community forestry: Some insights from three case studies in western India en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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