The term, social forestry, was first used in india in 1976 by the national commission on agriculture, government of india it also aims at raising plantations by. Course title: principles and practices of social forestry lecture no: 1 problems and prospects of indian forestry :introduction: forestry is. Afforestation of government lands outside the reserved forests under the farm forestry programme was taken up in the state of tamil nadu from 1960.
The century old “social forestry” is killing the natural grasslands in the species and play a major role in maintaining the indian monsoon. Social forestry is afforestation of all lands other than crop lands that are available outside the forest areas with the purpose of meeting the. Social forestry projects tend to be oriented to cash crops, which mostly benefit men social forestry programs must be broadened to include women, watershed.
In india, forests play a vital role in the india's recorded forest area is 7652 million hectares, which is through massive afforestation and social forestry. Social forestry means the management and protection of forests and although social forestry as a concept was revolutionary but in india it. The term social forestry first surfaced in 1976 report of the national commission of agriculture in india, in which it was used for a programme of activities to. Development of social forestry | social forestry | principal chief as per the india state of forests report 2011 published by forest survey of. Social forestry means the management and protection of forest and afforestation of barren and deforested lands with the purpose of helping environmental,.
Community-driven forest conservation, restoration and afforestation of 500+ hectares of land in the neighbouring watersjeds in the khasi hills as well as. N operational guide • the monitoring nd evaluation f social forestry i india slade i iabrlel campbell 1 contributions from oronha uhathakurta repplng. The main pressures on forests in india are on account of factors such as deforestation social values of forests by integrating these functions in national income. Social forestry in sultanpur forest view of a local forest the history of exploitation and destruction of forests in india goes back to the british period when the. Contingent valuation in project planning and evaluation: the case of social forestry in orissa, india - volume 6 issue 2 - gunnar köhlin.
Social forestry is a concept involving management and conservation of forests with community participation. Social forestry in odisha: an extraordinary international aided initiative towards revival and restoration of forests c r das nabakrushna choudhury. Social forestry in india: concept and schemes technical report (pdf available) november 2015 with 9,284 reads doi: 1013140/rg21. Itc social forestry project on greening of wastelands the social forestry project involves reforestation of severely degraded landmass in world food india sustainable plus platinum climate disclosure leader 2012.
Social forestry the national commission on agriculture, government of india, first used the term 'social forestry' in 1976 it was then that india embarked upon a . Social forestry: changing perspectives in forestry science or practice who was a colleague during a mission to india and who subsequently continued. Socioeconomic variables affecting social forestry uptake are identified and it recommended that the government of india create fuelwood and fodder reserves.