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Community Forest Management A Casebook from India

By: Joe Human and Manoj Pattanaik
176 pages, Bw photos, tabs, maps
Publisher: Oxfam
Community Forest Management
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Forests throughout India are under threat from modern enterprises such as logging, dams, mines and irrigation schemes and also from a breakdown in traditional forest-protection systems. Local communities, traditionally dependent on foretsts, find their livelihoods under chronic strain. This book is an analysis of the successes and weaknesses of the forestry protection movement, the Friends of Trees and Living Beings, in the state of Orissa, India. This movement has grown from spontaneous local action in the mid-1970s into a network of forest-management organizations with respected expertise and widespread influence. The authors set its achievements in the context of national, legal and policy frameworks and draw on candid interviews with villagers, activists, staff and forestry officials. They consider the cultural, ethical and political dimensions of the movement, the tensions inherent in its expansion and the lessons to be learned by policy makers and funders.


Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1.The years of struggle; 2.The wider picture; 3.India's forest people; 4. The people fight back; 5. BOJBP: from birth to maturity; 6.Problems and challenges; 7. The elements of success; 8.Lessons learned; Appendix 1. Thengapalli: a resource for primary schools; Appendix 2. BOJBP publications; Appendix 3. Update on BOJBP and the mahasangha; Notes; Further reading; Index

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By: Joe Human and Manoj Pattanaik
176 pages, Bw photos, tabs, maps
Publisher: Oxfam
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