Joint forest management in india: implications and opportunities for women's participation in community resource management sophie maksimowski this paper was written under the supervision of professor sally humphries, department of sociology and anthropology, college of social and applied human sciences. Forests in this context the present paper tries to review the process of jfm and factors promoting community participation for forest management under the regime of jfm in india key words: community participation, joint forest management, forest, natural resource management, india introduction: the increasing. This article addresses the processes and circumstances that led to the evolution of jfm in india as well as the forest polices that facilitated this change it reviews and analyses the emerging policy issues confronting joint forest management in doing so,it describes the learning curve achieved in the. Poor – a review over the last two decades, community-based forest management has graduated from being an experimental strategy to becoming a much more forest management – in particular joint forest management in india and community forestry in nepal (for more on these developments, see the side bar. As on 1582001, 1425484595 ha of forests lands are being managed under jfm programme through 62890 committees the jfm programme in the country was reviewed by government of india from time to time in consultation with state governments, ngo's and other stakeholders in view of several emerging issues. Sharing and marketing related issues in jfm, the ministry of environment and forests government of india awarded the national study on joint forest management to the tata energy research institute, new delhi the objective of the study was to review the institutional framework for jfm and to study the technology and. Abstract: ecological impact of joint forest management (jfm) in india was assessed using the studies undertaken at national, state and forest division levels it was found that there are very few studies that have specifically addressed the ecological aspects under jfm the study noted that there are significant strides made.
Joint forest management (jfm) program, and for technical review and support throughout the study we are grateful to the tanzania forest service (tfs) and the forest and beekeeping division (fbd) of the tanzanian ministry of natural resources and tourism (mnrt), and the tanzanian commission. 4) assessments of the economics of forest production system this paper also reviews various case studies made by the candidate with the help of the local forest officers during his stay at narsinghpur and balaghat districts of madhya pradesh the basic object of investigation is the process of jfm and its strengths and. Community forestry in the nepal hills box 9 some lessons from experience with joint forest management (jfm) in india box 10 trees and land and labour allocation box 11 key elements of company/grower agreements in tree out- grower schemes box 12 lessons from protected area projects linking conservation and.
Joint forest management (jfm) in india has been instrumental in changing the socioeconomic lives of forest dependent communities (fdcs) from being forest- centered to one based on the money economy jfm has resulted forest- dependent people, their livelihood challenges and forest rights act: a review mainstream. Tenure and forest management in india – how should we assess the jfm reform gunnar köhlin and fuelwood, forests and community management – evidence from household studies, cooke, p, g köhlin, and wf hyde (2008), environment and development economics review: impact on forests ostwald et al. Joint forest management (jfm) in west bengal set an example of participatory development in which panchayats have played a crucial and positive role but in recent period, the jfm movement has become sluggish and is gradually losing its pro-people character the present anthropological study of the.
In sub-saharan africa, community-based natural resource management (cbnrm ) could safeguard communities' rights to economic development under redd julia leventon, of the university of leeds, uk, and colleagues, analyse a specific cbnrm initiative in zambia: the joint forest management (jfm). As a result, there is no single accepted forest management standard worldwide, and each system takes a somewhat different approach in defining standards for sustainable forest management in its 2009–2010 forest products annual market review united nations economic commission for europe/food and agriculture. International forestry review vol19(4), 2017 495 joint forest management in india – an assessment b sundara a indian forest service, director of electronics services delivery and chief executive officer, andhra pradesh information technology academy, department of information technology, electronics and.
Article briefly reviews the gender±environment debate1 in order to set the context for a critical examination of the extent to which jfm policy practice has addressed gender i argue that there is not currently an adequate con- ceptual or operational basis for gender planning in jfm, and suggest ways forward in establishing a. Evans, kristen participatory monitoring in tropical forest management: a review of tools, concepts and lessons forest management has generally focused by government entities or conservation organizations to improve information collection and community input (whitelaw et al 2003) joint monitoring. Subsistence and income, compared with strict regulatory policy system of government before jfm, and contribute to extract forest resources sustainably this paper is organized as follows section ii presents the historical perspective of the study a short review of relevant common pool resource.
Designed along participatory lines, the joint forest management (jfm) happens to be the flagship programme for restoring degraded forests in india conceptually, only a tenuous new york: monthly review press contribution of joint forest management in conservation of forests, climate change and poverty reduction. In this review a brief on the informal community-based forest networks of odisha and their status of recognition through forest rights act (fra) 2006 is presented it was found that there are many studies conducted on joint forest management, community-based forest management, and recently on the impacts of fra 2006,.
Remove legal hurdles to community rights over forest resources, and settle parks -versus-people conflicts – review central and state law to remove unjust or ambiguous provisions, and shore up existing rights for local forest management extend jfm to non-degraded forests commissions of inquiry to review. Source: international forestry review, 16(1):23-38 2014 published by: international forestry review vol16(1), 2014 23 does participatory forest hold surveys from 12 forests seven under community based forest management ( cbfm), three under joint forest management (jfm) and two under government.
For environmental evidence's systematic review no48 with same title (2010, http ://wwwenvironmentalevidence org/sr48html) iii foreword community forest management (cfm) initiatives comprise a range of efforts to involve people who live in and around forests 'joint forest management' as the terms used (figure. Issues each paper has been exposed to an internal discussion within the center for development research (zef) and an external review the papers mostly reflect work in progress appukuttannair damodaran, stefanie engel: joint forest management in india: assessment of performance and evaluation of impacts, zef. Some form of participatory forest management (pfm) (see wily, 2001 for details on african countries) motivation behind leasehold forestry in nepal and joint forest management in india (thoms et al, 2003 khare differences are highlighted by wily (2002) in her review of the forms of pfm allowed for by policies in. The zambia forest sector was reviewed between 1987 and 1997 culminating into the national forestry policy of 1998 and forests act of 1999, which provided for joint or participatory forestry management and share of derived benefits in 2000, the forestry department initiated a pilot project to develop and implement jfm.