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Community forest management in Arabari

Angana P. Chatterji

Community forest management in Arabari

understanding sociocultural and subsistence issues

by Angana P. Chatterji

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Published by Society for Promotion of Wastelands Development in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • West Bengal
    • Subjects:
    • Forest management -- India -- West Bengal -- Citizen participation.

    • About the Edition

      Study relates to a project executed in Midnapore District, West Bengal.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 144-153).

      StatementAngana P. Chatterji ; in collaboration with Alison Schwarz.
      ContributionsSchwarz, Alison., Society for Promotion of Wastelands Development (India)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSD224.W4 C48 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination164 p. :
      Number of Pages164
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL158966M
      LC Control Number99934660

      To assess the achievements and shortcomings of Mexico's community forest management programs and to offer approaches that can be applied in other parts of the world, this book collects fourteen articles that explore community forest management from historical, policy, economic, ecological, sociological, and political perspectives. 1) The old custodial forest management systems developed were render ed i neffective in t he f ifties and sixties of the twentieth century due to various reasons. The major reason being tradit.

        The Adaptive Collaborative Management (ACM) approach lets participants master new skills and apply them in a cycle of learning and reflection that leads to new learning. When they started that process with community members, however, the field team did not realize that they, too, had a . The foresters had long been working with the forest dwellers through the taungya system of cultivation under which the agriculture crops were raised alongwith the forest plantations for a few years. Joint Forest Management (JFM) programme in the present form can be traced to the Arabari experiment initiated by foresters in the state of West Bengal.

      Management What is JFM Joint Forest Management (JFM) is an approach and program initiated in the context of the National Forest Policy of wherein state forest departments support local forest dwelling and forest fringe communities to protect and manage forests and share the costs and benefits from the forests with them. Angana P. Chatterji (born November ) is an Indian anthropologist, activist, and feminist historian, whose research is closely related to her advocacy work and focuses mainly on co-founded the International People's Tribunal on Human Rights and Justice in Kashmir and was a co-convener from April December


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But whether CFM really achieves this is unclear. Community Forest Management in Orissa legitimated the prior claims of forest dependent communities to these public resources.

The Government of India passed a resolution in encouraging community-state collaboration in forest management. In response to the circular, 24 states have issued formal JFM directives in the last decade. Arabari’s community and forest department partnership isn’t new. It started as an experiment some 45 years ago, and its apparent success sparked the Indian government’s Joint Forest Management (JFM) program, which then spread rapidly.

Arabari or Arabari Forest Range, is the name of a forest range in the West Midnapore district of West Bengal, India. Conservation efforts were begun in by an Indian Forest Service officer Shri Ajit Kumar Banerjee, Divisional Forest Officer (Silviculture) in an area of 1, ha by involving local people living around the forest boundary through a voluntary participation nates: 22°41′10″N 87°20′42″E / °N.

Joint Forest Management originated in West Bengal accidentally at the Arabari Forest Range in West Midnapore, near Midnapore town in The major hardwood of Arabari is sal, a commercially profitable forest Ajit Kumar Banerjee, a silviculturalist, working for the Forest Department as the Divisional Forest Officer, was conducting trials which were constantly being disturbed by.

Joint Forest Management often abbreviated as JFM is the official and popular term in India for partnerships in forest movement involving both the state forest departments and local communities. The policies and objectives of Joint Forest Movement are detailed in the Indian comprehensive National Forest Policy of and the Joint Forest Management Guidelines of of the Government of India.

Joint Forest Management originated in West Bengal in 's in Asia and Africa. The major hardwood of Arabari is Sal, a commercially profitable forest resource.

Ajit Kumar Banerjee, a silviculturist working for the Forest Department as the Divisional Forest Officer, was conducting trials which were constantly being disturbed by grazing and illegal harvesting by the local populace. Angana P. Chatterji, Community Forest Management in Arabari: Understanding Socioeconomic and Subsistence Issues (New Delhi: Society for Promotion of Wastelands Development and Ford Foundation, ; Bengali translation by author published by the Society for Promotion of Wastelands Development, New Delhi, ), pages.

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To find out if community-based forest management is effective, we read 30 studies that best represent the available evidence. (See the interactive infographic below.) Arabari’s community. The forest authorities roped in the people living in the area in regenerating degraded forests.

In return they offered them a share in forest resources and revenue. It worked. Two decades later the Centre adopted the Arabari model to start the Joint Forest Management programme.

The response was such that today it involves 25 million people. Community action and cohesiveness of Indian villages 59 The Arabari experiment 97 Functioning of the FPCs 99 Outcomes of protection is designed to be a source book on Joint Forest Management, which would be of value to donor agencies, state governments, policy mak.

Arabari’s Example of People’s Participation in Forest Management. Inthe forest department realized its mistake while reviving the degraded sal forests of Arabari forest range. Arabari forest lies in Midnapore district of West Bengal. The earlier methods of policing and surveillance were a total failure as they often led to frequent.

New forest legislation on community forest management in the Southern Region of Ethiopia inalongside the development of a highly devolved method of CFM, provided a natural experiment for testing the effectiveness of this method as a way of maintaining forest and also supporting biodiversity conservation and carbon storage.

This Paper provides brief introduction to the Forest and Community Forest in Nepal and context and status of community forest in Nepal. Community forests in Nepal are built on the experience of other countries around the world, especially its neighbors in South Asia.

In order to understand the context and particular designs and objectives of Nepal’s community forestry program, key literature. This Book Assesses The Performance And Impact Of The Joint Forest Management (Jfm Programme) From The Community S Perspective, Based On The Studies Conducted By The Ecological And Economics Research Network In Six States--Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Tripura And West Bengal.

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This is the definition. 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. Community forest management (CFM) is an example of the broader concept of community-based natural resources management (CBNRM).

As part of the decentralization policy in many countries, mainly in Africa and Asia, CFM was expected to promote: (i) a more effective stewardship of the resources by involving the local communities in the management.Forest Management and Planning, Second Edition, addresses contemporary forest management planning issues, providing a concise, focused resource for those in forest management.

The book is intermixed with chapters that concentrate on quantitative subjects, such as economics and linear programming, and qualitative chapters that provide.found: Community forest management in Arabari, t.p. (Angana P. Chatterji) p. facing t.p. (Angana Chatterji; associated with Asia Forest Network).