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Participatory forestry in Bangladesh

Cassia Sanzida Baten

Participatory forestry in Bangladesh

agroforestry projects, policy and poverty alleviation.

by Cassia Sanzida Baten

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Bangladesh is the most densely populated country of the world. It has 6.5% forest cover of its total land. Deforestation is very acute in Bangladesh. The government of Bangladesh has initiated some agroforestry related social forestry programs with the participation of local people. The main strategy of these programs is to rehabilitate encroached forest land and to satisfy people"s food, wood and other needs.To explore the contributions of participatory agroforestry, studies were made in three agroforestry projects. The data were collected on: productivity of the projects, income of the participants, landuse and land tenure systems, socio-economic status of the projects participants. Project participants and expert persons were interviewed and data were analyzed in quantitative and qualitative ways. The economic conditions of the participant families have been improved. Policy recommendations are presented to capitalize on these successes. Though agroforestry intervention has great promise, it faces numerous constraints in its implementation.

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Pagination224 leaves.
Number of Pages224
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ISBN 100494072911

PARTICIPATORY FOREST MANAGEMENT IN TANZANIA PFM is a strategy to achieve sustainable forest management by promoting the management or co-management of forest and woodland resources by the communities living closest to the resources. It is characterised by the forest File Size: KB. Community management of natural resources in Africa: Impacts, experiences and future directions In many parts of Africa, local communities have depended on, and managed, wildlife as a key resource since the Stone Age. Over the last twenty years, this subsistence strategy has evolved into a development strategy that has become increasinglyCited by: The history of social forestry in Bangladesh is linked with the institutional approach to the introduction of forest extension services in the Forest Department. During , two forest extension divisions, one at Rajshahi and other at Dhaka were created and the tree planting day on 1st June was introduced. Another participatory social.


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Participatory forestry in Bangladesh by Cassia Sanzida Baten Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book covers as many aspects of participatory protected area management as possible This is a success story of implementing conservation policy in Bangladesh. However, it does not only focus on the positive issues, but also highlights the adverse ones. Participatory forestry or community forestry approaches by making involved landless people including women in forest land, marginal government land or strips is a very priority program of Forest Department (FD) in present time.

Bangladesh has lost over 50% of its forest resource over the period of about 25 years. Actual forest coverage is only 6 percent of the total area and the situation is worsening despite of an attempt to preserve it.

At approximately ha per per-son of forest, Bangladesh currently has one of the lowest per capita forest ratio in the world.

Under this policy, participatory social forestry has been institutionalized in Bangladesh. The analysis shows that, although it is possible to attain the stated policy targets, progress is slow and.

Bangladesh Forest Department might capitalize upon this enthusiasm to move towards the goal of participatory forest management. If this were to be achieved, it would definitely combat the degradation of forests and enhance the vegetative cover of the country.

The participatory forestation and forest management programs created pride, ownership, and a sense of belonging among the participating communities.

The Forestry Sector Project (the Project) provided an opportunity to streamline the participation process through well-designed technical packages and refined. Bangladesh - Climate Resilient Participatory Afforestation and Reforestation Project (English) Abstract The development objective of the Climate Resilient Participatory Afforestation and Reforestation Project for Bangladesh is to reduce forest degradation and increase forest coverage through participatory planning and monitoring and to contribute in building.

Participatory social forestry was introduced in Bangladesh in early s to reduce the rampant rate of deforestation. Few studies are available on social forestry in Bangladesh. This research was done in degraded Sal (Shorea robusta) forests under the Dhaka Forest by: 5.

management approach starting since s, and this approach (Participatory Forestry) was commenced in the degraded Sal forests areas in (Islam & Sato, a, b). Sal forests are considered the most important forests in Bangladesh due its economic and ecological importance (Muhammad et al., ; Islam et al., ; Safa, ).

Forest lands are often encroached and lead a paradigm shift of forest management from British colonial approach (top down: law enforcement rather motivation) to participatory forest management.

Local peoples’ livelihood are still depending on forest. Government have been imposed a ban on cutting of tres from the forest of Bangladesh since   This is a text book/ ToT training manual for the undergraduate/graduate students and extension workers who are engaged in the promotion of fish processing in the country.

The basics and tools of fish processing used in Bangladesh are Participatory forestry in Bangladesh book in the form of a completely participatory new approach of ToT.

An Evaluation of the Community Forestry in Bangladesh Participatory forestry is practical in Bangladesh in a limited scale. In the latest National Forest Policy ofthe Government incorporated the policy of social forestry and agro-forestry concept to include the poor and interested community in the regeneration on the.

The book is immensely beneficial to the readers to have a clear understanding of various CBFM practices prevailing in ing a comprehensive and critical analysis of success stories concerning several CBFM practices in different forest areas of Bangladesh, together with their respective strengths and weaknesses, it identifies sharing authority to take decision by the community.

As a strategy of social development, the Bangladeshi government has attached the highest priority to participatory forestry (PF) since the early s.

In this article, we examine the impacts of PF on livelihoods of ethnic people, drawing empirical data from three villages involved in two PF by: Guide to participatory tools for forest communities/by Kristen Evans, Wil de Jong, Peter Cronkleton, Douglas Sheil, Tim Lynam, Trikurnianti Kusumanto, Carol J.

Pierce Colfer. Bogor, Indonesia: Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), ISBN 37p. Recognizing the importance of local people’s involvement in forest management and conservation, Forest Department (FD) of Bangladesh has initiated participatory forestry programs in ,s with the broad aim of giving ownership to forest-dependent people and a stake in managing the forest resources (Rana et al., ; Salam and Noguchi, Cited by: 4.

This book deals with the extent of people’s participation in the social forestry (SF) policy of Bangladesh. The roles of the main stakeholders: bureaucrats, Union Parishad and NGOs in ensuring the expected level of people’s participation are the main focus of the : Saber Ahmed Chowdhury.

In the Forest Department of Bangladesh, a Participatory Agroforestry Program (PAP) was initiated at a denuded Sal forests area to protect the forest resources and to alleviate poverty amongst the.

Forest area in Bangladesh. Total forest of the country is million ha which is about % of the land area of the country. Out of:this total forest land million ha is government forests as classified and nonclassified forests and million ha is owred privately, populary called village forests.

forestry/agroforestry. The Betagi -Pomora community forestry project was the first social forestry ever implemented in Bangladesh (programme Ahmed and Azad, ). Participatory forestry started in Bangladesh in and was implemented in the north and northwestern part of Bangladesh covering 23 districts (Anonymous, ).

Subsequently two. Decentralize in forest management policies towards more people-oriented approaches has become major policy trends in many of the world’s developing countries during the last decade.

However, the power of important actors to misuse the participatory forestry (PF) approach for their self-interests has been stated as a main problem to by: 8. Once upon a time Bangladesh was famous for its tropical evergreen and mangrove forest.

But over the years due to over exploitation of forests and its non-participatory management, more than 50% of the forest resources have been depleted. Realizing the grim effect of destruction of forests and to repair the lapidated environmental.

Forest Management in Bangladesh -An approach to a Community-based Sustainable Biodiversity Bangladesh, the largest Delta of the world, situated in the south-east Asia, has a unique geographic location (20 o 34’N – 26 o 38’N latitude, to 88 o 1’E – 92 o 41’E longitude).

Participatory forestry activities began in Bangladesh in with the initiation of a forestry extension program under a Forest Department project with domestic by: Community forest management seeks to initiate the process of eliminating the main causes of forest depletion through participation of local communities.

The study attempted to analyze the participatory forest management in Sodo Zuriya District. "Wetland Management and Valuation: The Sundarbans perspective for participatory forestry" Summary Of the Book: The emergence of community-based forestry management is very common for forest policies in the developing world.

Thus, the search for traditional forest bureaucracy of state monopoly and top-down approaches over wetland management need. Context and Significance of the Book --Participatory Forest Management in Bangladesh and Description of the Research Sites --Livelihood Analysis, Research Framework and Objectives --Agroforestry in the Chittagong Hill Tracts Region --Participatory Forestry Program in the Chittagong Hill Tracts Region --Shifting Cultivation in the Chittagong Hill Tracts Region --Small-Scale Betel Leaf Agroforestry in Sylhet.

Bangladesh, a delta country, never had huge forest cover. According to the Forestry Master Plan () which is said to be the first step to link Bangladesh with the Tropical Forestry Action Plan (TFAP), total forest lands managed by the Forest Department, Land Ministry and individuals 60, hectares % of the land surface of the country.

Downloadable (with restrictions). Participatory forestry programs in Bangladesh have been implemented since ’s to ensure forest conservation along with empowerment of local people, who depend on forest resources.

Despite the establishment of legal and institutional frameworks for devolving a meaningful authority to local people, participatory forestry in Bangladesh has been facing many Cited by: 4. Bangladesh Forest Department Climate Resilient Participatory Afforestation and Reforestation Project Updating Forestry Master Plan for Bangladesh BANGLADESH FORESTRY MASTER PLAN (Draft Final) The Statistical Year Book of Bangladesh () provides a list of 33File Size: 3MB.

During the last few decades, institutional changes like participatory forest (PF) management programs have become key policy shifts in many of the world's developing countries. Accordingly, Bangladesh's government has placed PF as the priority based program since the s within the direct patronization of donor : Kazi Kamrul Islam, Kazi Kamrul Islam, Kimihiko Hyakumura.

Reckoning Participatory Forest Management in Bangladesh: Study from its Implementation Perspective Once upon a time Bangladesh was famous for its tropical evergreen and mangrove forest.

But over the years due to over exploitation of forests and its non-participatory management, more than 50% of the forest resources have been depleted. Participatory forestry (PF) plays a significant role to involve local communities and different actors in resources management and livelihood improvements.

However, the power of important actors to misuse the PF for their self-interest has been stated as a key obstacle to success. Hence, this study seeks to identify the most powerful actors and the extent to which they affect PF decision Author: K.

Islam, Masakazu Tani, Kazuo Asahiro, M. Zulfikar Rahman, Kimihiko Hyakumura, Takahiro Fujiwara. Rethinking the Participatory Approach in Community -Based Forest Management to Strengthen Community Sustainability in Rural Bangladesh: A Case Study By A B M Enamol Hassan A Thesis Submitted to the School of Graduate Studies of the Memorial University of Newfoundland in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree ofFile Size: 5MB.

Deforestation has been a serious ecological problem in Bangladesh for the past four decades. Illegal logging, demand for fuelwood and farmland encroachment are the principal causes of dwindling Participatory forestry as a strategy for reforestation in Bangladesh | SpringerLinkCited by: 9.

About this book. Forest Conservation in Protected Areas of Bangladesh dealt with a number of issues under the broad subject matter of protected area focusing on the policy of collaborative management as a means to augment the forest conservation activities and enhance community development in Bangladesh.

This book titled “Technological advancement in agro-forestry systems: Strategy for Climate Smart Agriculture technologies in SAARC Countries” is a comprehensive compilation of agroforestry information from 8 SAARC Countries.

Participatory forestry is at the heart of forest management in Bangladesh. Bangladesh has a well established forest department and service with adequate technical capacity to manage forests. Many challenges identified even in FMP remain to be addressed and new challenges are emerging in Bangladesh forest sector.

Forestry universities. There are three universities in Bangladesh where a student can enroll for an undergraduate degree in forestry. Among them the Institute of Forestry and Environmental Sciences under Chittagong University offers undergraduate and graduate degrees both in Forestry and in Environmental Sciences.

This is the premier institute. Participatory Forest Management in a New Age. Integration of Climate Change Policy and Rural Development Policy. Edited by Makoto Inoue, Kazuhiro Harada, Yasuhiro Yokota, and Abar Jurar Mohammed. University of Tokyo PressMissing: Bangladesh. SAGE Video Bringing teaching, learning and research to life.

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SAGE Navigator The essential social sciences literature review tool. SAGE Business Cases Real world cases at your fingertips. CQ Press Your definitive resource for politics, policy and people. Over the last two decades, participatory forestry practices have gained a remarkable shift from top down traditional forest management to more people-oriented approaches in Bangladesh.

The new approaches have involved many actors; however, their relative role or actor power has not been investigated thoroughly.

Hence, the study was undertaken to identify the relative role of actors in Cited by: 5.Forest conservation in protected areas of Bangladesh: Policy and community development perspectives (World Forests Book 20) - Kindle edition by Chowdhury, Mohammad Shaheed Hossain.

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